Circle of Friends

Americans’ circle of friends is shrinking, new study shows | Science Blog: Americans’ circle of close confidants has shrunk dramatically in the past two decades and the number of people who say they have no one with whom to discuss important matters has more than doubled, according to a new study by sociologists at Duke… Continue reading Circle of Friends

Rice Seeks To Transform Diplomacy

A few years ago, I happened to be looking at the CIA World Factbook (probably specifically at Seychelles) and ended up looking at job descriptions for the Consular Officer (now apparently a Passport and Visa Specialist). At the time, I thought it was be an ideal job. Go live in a country for a few… Continue reading Rice Seeks To Transform Diplomacy

Something to Get Off My Chest

Back in December, I applied for a position in Enterprise Application Services – Technical Services in the Office of Information and Instructional Technology in the University System of Georgia. The title is the same as mine. The job duties would be one of three Database and Application Administrators for the WebCT Vista system at USG.… Continue reading Something to Get Off My Chest