Gregory A. Baker



Steamed

Steamed

My wife doesn’t know this yet, but we’re getting a Playstation for Christmas. Or maybe an Xbox. I haven’t decided. Either way, this gift is a purely altruistic offering to my daughters. They’ve been so good about playing Minecraft on their hand-me-down original iPad and iPhone 3s. (Yes, they play Minecraft on an iPhone 3s […]

The Sky is Falling

The Sky is Falling

As a student of aerospace, I understand that the threat is real. But nonetheless, something just seems pointless in the announcement from the United Nations: “United Nations to Adopt Asteroid Defense Plan.” Now, I know that everybody has different experiences, but honestly, do you remember the last time you worried about asteroids raining down on […]

Welcome to the Private Sector

When someone asks me about what you need to do to be a successful entrepreneur, it really comes down to some very simple stuff, as Dan Sullivan says in “How the Best Get Better.” · Do what you say. · Finish what you start. · Show up on time. · Say please and thank you. […]

Nothing but Time

It is a dark and stormy October evening as I race east down the parkway. As usual, I’m running late, my last appointment having difficulty grasping the difference between Group Policy and Active Directory. It’s the second time this month that I had to cancel dinner. If I let myself, I would probably feel a […]

“Gravity”

Nearly 350 years ago, Sir Isaac Newton sat under the apple tree contemplating the motion of the moon about the Earth. What it is, he may have asked, this force that holds the moon in its path, constantly circling the Earth? No doubt, Dr. Ryan Stone has similar thoughts as she tumbles uncontrollably through the […]