Building without nails

I really love this short documentary about traditional Japanese carpentry and without getting all mystical and Zen I believe there are some great lessons for us all. Specifically I’m going to pick on people working in the software industry. A poignant moment in the documentary is when we see the craftsmen sharpening their tools and the narrator […]

Bystander effect

On Monday March 22, 1998, Larry Froistad posted a message in a chat room used as a support group for people battling alcoholism. In his message, he confessed to purposely getting drunk and setting his house on fire thus killing his daughter. More than 200 people were online to see the message. Many were outraged […]