This wonderful illustration from July 2019 National Geographic explains one of Elon Musk’s greatest space innovations – rocket reuse. Adding reusable technology reduces the payload and cost. In order to make the Falcon 9 reusable and return to the launch site, extra propellant and landing gear must be carried on the first stage, requiring around […]
This mapped graphical visualization from Data is Beautiful really caught my attention.
In August I donated to my local humane society (San Francisco Aid for Animals). I received two hand written thank you letters in response. A very nice gesture. Makes me want to donate again.
Everything – desktop search f.lux – dims screen hues at night Faststone – screen capture Webex – teleconferencing Dropbox – file sharing synced across your computers Ultramon – adds task bar to extended monitor Microsoft security essentials – free virus protection Evernote – note taking software for pc, web, and phone Chrome – browser that syncs passwords and bookmarks across your computers Picasa […]
Great family pictures from Thanksgiving this year.
Here’s the advice I give when folks ask me for tips on applying to Wharton MBA. GMAT prep courses are expensive and worth the money (I did Princeton, it cost a boatload) Take lots of practice courses (I took over 20 practice exams and pretended like they were the real thing each time) Try to […]
The blog Water Falling Upwards interviewed me. The interview is called Neal Mueller: On Tangible Goals & Personal Vision. Check it out.
Some of you might know that back 2004 I worked for a venture capital firm that made investments in satellite and advanced technologies. Working there, I definitely got the “solar system” bug. .. So check this out, the first images from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory have been released. We’re talking pictures of “huge explosions and […]