“`I drew myself…the representative of an individual in despair, with palms outstretched outwards and downwards in the manner of Goya’s peasant before the firing squad.’ He placed a circle around the self-portrait, an elongated stick figure, and created…the peace sign.”

July 19, 2018

Schlosser, Eric. Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety (ALA Notable Books for Adults) (p. 188). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

“The Titan Missile Museum Store is . . . your source for . . . those quirky, hard-to-find items for your home, office, or bomb shelter.”

July 18, 2018


“Disneyland: Photos of the early years”

July 17, 2018


“Googleyness is a trait which is defined closely by phrases such as `Not just being cool, but really-really cool’, `Being out of the norm’, `Being an out-of-the-box thinker’, `Being Phenomenal, Amazing, Innovative, and Disruptive’ and, of course `Being a status quo challenger’.”

July 13, 2018

See https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-googleyness-you-googley-mr-adrien-feudjio/.

Admittedly, I had not heard of the term until this morning, as I did my morning review of news:

Law360, San Jose (July 12, 2018, 7:58 PM EDT) — A California federal judge Thursday said she is “struggling” over Google Inc.’s bid to decertify a collective action alleging it discriminates against older job candidates, saying she would mull over the workers’ argument about an inference of bias from the company’s younger workforce and preference for “Googleyness” in applicants.


“Titan Missiles and Rockets”

July 5, 2018


This webpage gives a nice summary of the Titan missile program on which my father worked for many years.