Two Forces of Nature

Two Forces of Nature

Hurricane Dorian’s destructive force has completely devastated the Bahamas, in particular the 2 islands that bore the brunt of her fury.  It will be many years before these 2 islands come back to where they were prior to the storm. The numbers are staggering. In...
A Human’s Guide To Machine Intelligence

A Human’s Guide To Machine Intelligence

Having just about given up on finding a book on artificial intelligence ( AI ) and its various iterations that I could understand, I was pleasantly surprised to come across this little gem. Well written and full of real-life anecdotes, it sets out to explain what...
Climbing a Wall of Worry

Climbing a Wall of Worry

Overview While the third quarter had its share of fits and starts, global stocks still managed to eke out a small gain. There were many worries to overcome which I have labeled BRIT, for Brexit, recession, impeachment and trade each of which were bandied about during...
Lord, Grant Me 20 More Years

Lord, Grant Me 20 More Years

My mother was 19 years old when she was married while my father was 5 years older, both very young by today’s standards but not unusual for their generation. Dad was a Lieutenant Commander at the time doing North Atlantic convoy duty from Halifax to Londonderry and...
Happy Birthday Dad

Happy Birthday Dad

Our Dad, Timothy Hubbard Dunn, known affectionately as T.H., would have turned 100 on August 26th. Sadly, he did not make it, but he gave it a good try, passing away at 89. We were very lucky to have had him with us for so long. Today, he would be proud to know that...