Some time ago, I came across a wonderful new little web application named Gliffy. Gliffy is a free tool much like Microsoft Visio, but far easier to use and understand. Gliffy enables you to quickly create floor plans, flow charts, organizational flow charts or any other kind of visual diagram aid you might need.

I have used Gliffy to create several pretty diagrams for work and have been able to impress my superiors without having to spend hours slaving over Photoshop or Visio.… read more “Gliffy”

Idea Invention Group

I just read an interesting article in the New Yorker about Intellectual Ventures, a company that brings various groups of smart people together and has them discuss problems and solutions, then patents the ideas.

I would be very interested in having a similar group myself, perhaps one that meets once a week. Would anyone be interested in joining me?… read more “Idea Invention Group”

Semi-Finals Flag Football Loss

For those of you who have been following my blog, you know that my flag football team went undefeated this season and won our first playoff game. Unfortunately, we were defeated in the semi-finals tonight. If we had won we would have gone to the championship game.

We lost because our quarterbacks threw two interceptions. In our flag football league, the offense has a decided advantage and you can’t make any mistakes like that in a playoff game.… read more “Semi-Finals Flag Football Loss”