Mark Tompkins

private ramblings on public display

The Boundless Insensitivity of the Media & Politicians in respect to Newtown, CT

I’d like to open with my personal remarks about the horrific tragedy in Newtown, CT.  I am no wordsmith, so I haven’t the ability to craft a statement that properly … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

It’s easy to throw stones from a distance

Having left the tri-state area long before Sandy started to impact NYC, I had the good fortune of watching and not living the experience.  What follows are some unorganized thoughts … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Clarity from chaos

On more than one occasion I’ve had the opportunity to profess a concern I’ve had that is a fundamental understanding to a Mathematician.  It is something that is touched on … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Windows 8 claims a bigger failure than Windows Me

I have always been an early adopter of technology.  Much of this has to do with my love of engineering and an undeniable need to keep pace with the domain.  … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Death of Primary Sources

Having survived the typical public school education system of New York City, I like to believe I walked away with a reasonably sound as well as sufficiently broad based education.  … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Presidential Debate

I found little value in watching the Presidential Debate so I simply didn’t.  This has evolved into nothing more than showmanship (as is most politics I guess).  Now with streaming … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

2012 Presidential Debate of Dwarves

Tonight is the scheduled debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.  Largely out of their control run the “super-pac” adds that are now endlessly promoted on various media broadcasts.  Even … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Opening Bell

Welcome to my Blog where you’ll see a selection of my thoughts on public display. As of this writing I do not have an agenda other than to perhaps drive … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

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