Shannon and Me

education

With the bust of Claude Shannon, outside the EECS building at U-M. Shannon is the “father of information theory.” While at MIT, he wrote what is regarded as the most important master’s degree thesis of all time. Born in Michigan, did his undergrad at U-M. This was one bad dude!

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NSBE-DAE Entrepreneurship Panel

education

The National Society of Black Engineers – Detroit Alumni Extension (NSBE-DAE) held an entrepreneurship panel on the evening of November 14, 2012.  I was honored to be among the panelists.  We had a lively discussion – great interaction and audience participation.  Thanks to chapter chairperson Donna Bell and panel moderator Tarolyn Buckles for pulling it […]

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Mentor Magic

community

My wife Kishna and I moved back to Michigan from New Jersey five years ago.  Soon after we arrived, one of our neighbors stopped by our home.  He looked to be in his late seventies or early eighties – white hair, slightly bent over, careful gait.  He said his name was Hal Rice, and he […]

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