Why Trump voters are not “complete idiots” – Medium

Very good article for those scratching their heads why people voted for Trump. It's common sense. Here's an excerpt with the link to the full article on Medium. Trump voters may not vote the way I want them to, but after having spent the last five years working in (and having grown up in) parts …

In Venezuela, we couldn’t stop Chávez. Don’t make the same mistakes we did.

A great article and the best read of the week. "Donald Trump is an avowed capitalist; Hugo Chávez was a socialist with communist dreams. One builds skyscrapers, the other expropriated them. But politics is only one-half policy: The other, darker half is rhetoric. Sometimes the rhetoric takes over. Such has been our lot in Venezuela …

MacBook Pro in total Beast Mode

I usually leave programs running for several days at a time or never shut them down till something happens. For some reason, I went into Mission Control and Bam! talk about busy.. Macs just handle workloads gracefully. Six screens all running.....stuff....and six VMs. A windows laptop would have literally exploded by now.

Fiber is Up

First off, I want to thank Time Warner Cable for pushing me to another provider. My plans were to wait for Google Fiber, wasn't even considering AT&T even though they had just run fiber through the neighborhood. Last month, TWC raised our bill from $80 to $100 for 300Mb down/20Mb up. So based on recommendations of …

Apple DongleGate

Yup, the uproar over dongle-gate. With only USB Type-C connections on the new MBP, be prepared to throw some spare change to the dongles. I wonder if Apple will come out with a separate, all white dongle accessory bag to carry all of these. On a good note, should be another two weeks before shipping, …