Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Creative Wisdom of Louis C. K.

I found this in the current issue of Rolling Stone, in an interview with comedian Louis C. K.
“When you sit down to write “Louie,” what are your work habits?
Louis (slightly edited for family content): When it’s time to write, I have one computer that has no ability to get on the Internet. Because the ability to just…


The Boston Bombings: 5 Things Parents Should Know

Since I’ve been getting repeated calls from the media asking for expert advice to help parents comfort their kids, here’s my advice in a nutshell:
Advice for parents to help their kids cope with the Boston bombings
1) Turn off the TV!!!
News stories like this are especially frightening to children. They raise issues of their own personal…


Want Innovation? Ditch the Radio

In last week’s New York Times Sunday Review section, there’s an interview with J. B. Straubel, founder of Tesla Motors, which makes electric vehicles.  According to the introduction, some people compare the companyto Apple in terms of “obsessive attention to design, intuitive user interface and expense.” Obviously, Mr. Straubel is a great thinker and innovator.