So Bloomberg published the pay ratio between the CEO and average salaried worker for top, publicly traded US companies.
Something is just not right when the CEO makes almost 1,800 times more money than the average company worker. I think workers, all workers, deserve a level of pay based on their contribution to the company, but no matter how you… Continue reading
I’ve noticed that GE has been pumping very persuasive, emotional advertising into the air waves: the GE factory workers who made the MRI machines meet with the cancer survivors whose lives have been saved by the machines. Yadda, yadda, yadda…
I wondered for a second: Why are they spending so much in advertising, especially on MSNBC?
Then it dawns on… Continue reading
Today we really don’t understand how horrible Polio was. It was a devastating diagnosis in the not-too-distant past: paralysis and death. Jonas Salk created a safe and effective vaccine, a cure, and Polio has been virtually eradicated from the face of the earth.
When Dr. Salk was asked who owned the patent for the vaccine, he replied, “There is no… Continue reading
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I railed against @Verizon last week (link) because of my inexcusably horrid customer service experience. Well, I’m happy to report that the Verizon installer, who I think was an independent contractor, arrived this morning, on time, properly de-installed my two single-stream cards (called S-cards) and installed a new multi-stream card (M-card) in my TiVo. He was pleasant… Continue reading