October 25, 2012
Americans are bombarded with rhetoric about the country’s failing transportation infrastructure. We hear horror stories about crumbling bridges, eroded pavement on highways, and a lack of sidewalks connecting communities. Peel away the partisan talking points and there is a common thread among most lobbying efforts: Government will own and operate some or all of the […]
October 23, 2011
Politics, medicine, economics, music, engineering–every occupation is loaded with conformists. We’re programmed to define success by how well we fit into “normal” cultural molds. I think the best way individuals can advance their respective profession is to insist on non-conformity. Thus, the name of this little writing space: conformity is not maturity.