Readers: Yes, one of the roads traveled in my life leads through Texas. I lived in Texas for a while in the early 1980s. I received my undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas and my Master in Software Engineering from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Living in a small town like College […]

Readers: It’s no secret I have been a fan of Charles Apple’s work for a long time. I have blogged about him and his work in the past (see “Charles Apple” in my Categories or do a search for “Charles Apple” on my blog). Charles Apple (photo, right) is a longtime news artist, graphics reporter, designer, editor and […]

Readers: I am in Austin, Texas for some training. Here is a neat infographic that was created for SXSW 2012 that depicts what to see that is the best of the city while you’re in Austin. Find out what the locals do and the favorite Austinite hotspots with this infographic guide created by Loku. Enjoy! Michael

Readers: I have a confession to make. I love Austin, Texas. So, I know you are saying “So What?” Well, I am a Texas A&M University Aggie. We are quietly taught to hate all things associated with ut – The University of Texas at Austin. However, my wife had business every month in Austin while […]

SXSW, a ten day festival that takes the city of Austin by storm. The city feels an economic surge, is packed with out of towers and is nonstop craziness for all involved.  The conference includes a gaming expo, an interactive festival,a trade show, a film festival and a music festival. The wide diversity of events […]