Why Net Neutrality Is More Important Than You Know

Today was #NetNeutralityAction Day. Because I work with online communications in the public sector, this is an important issue for me. I’ve contacted my representatives in Congress with my thoughts. Trump’s FCC is currently attempting to roll back the Tittle II regulations which prevent broadband providers (i.e. Comcast) from charging added fees to content provides […]

Why no man is an island

A new state law on July 1 requires children (those under 18 years of age) to wear helmets when riding in off-road vehicles. The law has some upset because it applies to actions on private property. Hoosiers are an independent lot, but the uproar doesn’t seem rational or logical to me. First, people are complaining […]

Some legislative ideas for government

I’ve often thought about running for office. I like public service, but not politics. I still believe government can have a positive impact on our lives. I’ve written to my legislators about the following ideas: I see many utility companies trimming and removing trees from power lines right-of-way. I don’t fault them for that. It […]

Genetic testing: My $99 lesson

Last year, I participated in The Genographic Project, a DNA testing that identifies genetic ancestry. Much has been written about the perils of genetic testing, but the project has a scientific purpose and handles DNA results with appropriate privacy. I still recommend it to people. Three months ago I became interested in 23andMe‘s DNA testing service. In […]