Learning and Change

Atul Gawande, author of influential books such as The Checklist Manifesto and Better, writes a column “The Annals of Medicine” in the New Yorker magazine. This week’s issue has an article titled “Slow Ideas”. In it, Gawande explores why some innovations, such as surgical anesthesia, caught on quickly, while others, such as  antiseptics, take many […]

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A Reflective Mood

Tonight I’ve been going through a lot of old papers and photos that belonged to my dad. He passed away a few months ago, having lived 89 years to the fullest. I take after him in that I have many passions and interests. He was quite the record-keeper, and neatly organized mementos of all of […]

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