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Uncle Sam Needs You!* *Who?

  The world has gotten messier and there are not enough competent fingers to manage the leaking dykes. Unlike members of the armed forces, civilians can choose where they live and work. There are ...

Opening Remarks ICERM 4th Annual Conference, New York City 2017

Welcome! I’m delighted and honored to be here with you. Thank you for joining us today. We have an inspiring and fascinating program ahead. But before we get started, I would like to share a few ...

In Consideration: Choosing To Do Better

I love my country and thank my lucky stars to have been born in a time of peace to a country of wealth, both in opportunities and resources. Sadly, there has not been much peace since then, and because ...

Borderlands — In Consideration

There’s almost nothing that I like better on a chilly, blustery Saturday than watching moderately bad disaster movies. The predictable plots, overly dramatic characters and kitschy lines are so far ...

Boston Bombing

Before seeing any official reports about the tragic bombing in Boston, I knew that something big, and probably quite terrible, had happened. As a rule, unless working on an assignment that requires 24/7 ...