Tag Archives: analysis

The Art of Asking Questions

The other week Jane and I met with our daughter’s teacher for a regular parent-teacher conference. Sally is in third grade but reads books beyond her level. She’s read the entire Harry Potter series. She raced through the Percy Jackson books, and will read about anything with a horse in it. The last Jazz game Continue Reading »

Thoughts on Troubleshooting and Problem Solving

Working in technology, I spend a good amount of my time troubleshooting. When things go wrong, I’ve learned a few tips and techniques: Compare line by line against a working model List all the components and how they work together Challenge every assumption Reboot or reinstall Google the error messages you see Site-search key sites Continue Reading »