My Podcast Blog

Feb. 21, 2021

Black History Month

As we enter the last week of Black History Month for 2021, I am thinking back on the podcast we did on the subject of WWII Black servicemen, with Jonathan Speed our guest. His knowledge on the subject was vast and of course, he does have a Masters i…

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TeleHealth and TeleMedicine. The San Francisco Tech Council hosted a summit last week on the subject of Seniors and healthcare delivered over the internet. But first some definitions. Telemedicine is the clinical arm of such healthcare whereas Teleh…

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The first action of a new President is to make a speech. Why ? What purpose does it serve ?  We'll look at a couple of such speeches in today's Blog given at different times in our history.  The first photo shows Abraham Lincoln at his se…

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Jan. 20, 2021

1968 was worse than 2020

As bad as 2020 was, 1968 was worse.  My podcast Season 6 Episode 12  compares these two tumultuous years and explains why 1968 beats 2020 as the Year from Hell. A global pandemic, lockdowns, closed schools, offices and factories, the worst…

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January 14, 2021 The 17 mile urban trail that bisects San Francisco, will take you from the extreme South East corner of the City, Candlestick Point, to the North West promontory, Lands End perched above the Pacific Ocean. That spectacular view is…

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We worked for 12 years to make this 17 hour nonstop flight a reality.  And January 9, 2021 it became a reality. Of course the ribbon cutting ceremony at SFO that we had in December 2015 for the inauguration of Air India's nonstop flight to Delh…

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Join us Saturday morning to welcome Air India's inaugural non stop flight SFO to Bangalore linking America and India's Silicon Valley's !

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Jan. 3, 2021

January Blog 2021

It feels so futuristic to write the new year, 2021. Weren't we supposed to be commuting in flying cars according to Popular Mechanics ? The vision of the future viewed from 60 years ago looks very different. Though Dick Tracy's TV watch did material…

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Dec. 31, 2020

Last Blog of 2020

Thursday 12/31/2020 New Years Eve. I couldn't let the day go by without memorializing the close to one of the worst years on record, 2020. Pandemic, civil unrest, divisive elections, and a disrupted life that was far from normal. Little to like or…

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Dec. 21, 2020

My Podcast Blog 2

December 17, 2020 Social Influencers and Social Influencing The modern concept of Social Influence was formulated in 1958 and three primary processes of influence were delineated, Compliance, Identification and Internalization.   Compli…

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