Victor Rozek:  As I See It
Victor Rozek's award-winning and thought-provoking "Out of the Blue" column was consistently one of the best things to read in any IT publication on the market. We are pleased to add his voice and thoughts about the computer industry and the world at large in this column, which runs twice a month in The Four Hundred.

November 17, 2014: In Search of Digital Wisdom

November 3, 2014: The Author As Infant

October 20, 2014: When Machines Excel

October 6, 2014: Lip Service

September 22, 2014: Eight Years From Now

September 8, 2014: I See England, I See France, I See Techie Underpants

August 25, 2014: IT At Play

August 11, 2014: The Final Escape

July 28, 2014: To Think Or Not To Think

July 7, 2014: Midlife With Crisis

June 16, 2014: The Game Changer

June 2, 2014: The Dream Changer

May 19, 2014: The Wheeler Dealer

May 5, 2014: What's In Your Wallet?

April 28, 2014: Old Hephaestus Had A Bot, A.I.A.I.O.

April 7, 2014: Ned Ludd Has Left the Building

March 31, 2014: The Sleeping Giant

March 10, 2014: The New Face of Followership

February 24, 2014: Peeking Under the Hood

February 10, 2014: Googling The Future

January 27, 2014: MLK And The NSA

January 13, 2014: ITCare

December 16, 2013: Traditions

December 2, 2013: Poisoning The Well

November 18, 2013: Permissionless Neutrality

November 4, 2013: Can We Have More, Sir?

October 21, 2013: Reading the IT Leaves

October 7, 2013: Virtual Pheromones

September 23, 2013: In Search of the Technology-Free Vacation

September 9, 2013: Motivate This

August 26, 2013: The Rats Are Coming

August 5, 2013: Hot Fun in the Summertime

July 22, 2013: Searching for the Perfect Question

July 8, 2013: Co-opting The Valley

June 17, 2013: Looking Through the PRISM

June 10, 2013: Compassionate Computing, Or Dalai On The Desktop

May 20, 2013: To Ad Or Not To Ad

May 13, 2013: Abiding Solitude

April 22, 2013: Yet Another Modest Proposal

April 8, 2013: Rigging Reputation

March 25, 2013: All Things Big

March 11, 2013: Darwin vs. Zuckerberg

February 11, 2013: The Man Who Would Be Kim

February 11, 2013: The Next Big (Destructive) Thing

January 28, 2013: Gadfly

January 14, 2013: Success, The Career Killer

December 10, 2012: Still Buoyant After All These Years

December 3, 2012: How IT Decided The Election

November 12, 2012: The Many Faces Of Creativity

October 29, 2012: Born Again Computers

October 22, 2012: Sub-Atomic Dreams

October 15, 2012: Chasing The Impulse

September 24, 2012: Legacy

September 10, 2012: Game Changer

August 27, 2012: All the Server People, Hot, Hot, Hot

August 13, 2012: The Other Motivator

July 23, 2012: To Serve, To Strive, And Not To Yield

July 9, 2012: The Visionary

June 25, 2012: The Three Graces

June 11, 2012: Bad Boys Rising

May 21, 2012: A House of Many Windows

May 14, 2012: Cloud Cover

April 30, 2012: Spooky Action at Great Distance

April 16, 2012: Pocket Litter

April 2, 2012: You've Got Interviews

March 19, 2012: No, It's Not Painless

March 5, 2012: Unhappy Anniversary

February 20, 2012: Overrated

February 6, 2012: Failure Is Not Just For Executives Anymore

January 23, 2012: The Second Concern

January 9, 2012: Punxsutawney Blue

December 12, 2011: Looking Ahead

December 5, 2011: The Artist And The Pragmatist

November 28, 2011: Privacy Pirates

November 14, 2011: Finding Balance In The Living Years

October 24, 2011: One Cabbage Leaf

October 10, 2011: The Other Final Frontier

September 26, 2011: Celebrating Ignorance

September 12, 2011: Going Silent

August 22, 2011: Paying Attention

August 15, 2011: Piling On

July 25, 2011: Barry, Barry Bad

July 11, 2011: An Icy Place Apart

June 20, 2011: Nostalgic for Normal

June 6, 2011: The Improvement Industry

May 23, 2011: The Finer Points of Relating

May 9, 2011: No Sitting

April 25, 2011: 'He Kindly Stopped for Me'

April 11, 2011: Shared Sacrifice

March 21, 2011: Rethinking the Resolution

March 7, 2011: I Think Therefore I Lie

February 21, 2011: The Digital Uprising

February 7, 2011: The Six Step Solution

January 24, 2011: Fractal Expressionism

January 10, 2011: Return Of The Swami

December 6, 2010: The Longevity Paradox

December 6, 2010: Stressing Over Stress

November 29, 2010: There's No Place Like Work

November 15, 2010: The Importance of Being Important

October 25, 2010: My Name is Bond--Jane Bond

October 11, 2010: The Contrarian

September 17, 2010: Of Better Jobs and Billy Joel

September 13, 2010: Introducing the New Quarterlife Crisis (with Cheese)

August 23, 2010: The Once and Future HP Way

August 16, 2010: Data Center Campground

July 26, 2010: Rolling the Rock

July 12, 2010: Uproar Down Under

June 21, 2010: Against All Currents

June 7, 2010: On Leadership

May 17, 2010: Thriving Away Again in Margaritaville

May 3, 2010: Life Logging

April 26, 2010: Depriving the Senses

April 12, 2010: Mining in the Anthropocene Epoch

March 22, 2010: A Different Currency

March 8, 2010: The Accidental Philanthropist

February 22, 2010: Opinions Are Like ISPs--Everybody Has One

February 8, 2010: Blurred Vision

January 25, 2010: What Did You Do At Work Today, Daddy?

January 11, 2010: Waiting on Hope

December 14, 2009: What's Next?

December 7, 2009: Al and Me

November 16, 2009: High on Quack

November 9, 2009: The Great American Recovery

October 26, 2009: The Salary Reduction Plan

October 12, 2009: The Greening of IT

September 28, 2009: After You're Gone (.com)

September 14, 2009: The Future in Parallel

August 17, 2009: Daniel, Part Two

August 10, 2009: Daniel, Part One

July 20, 2009: Injured Wing

July 13, 2009: The Green Gap

June 29, 2009: Oh the Jobs They Are a-Changin'

June 8, 2009: Smarten Up

May 26, 2009: Expectations of Immediacy

May 11, 2009: Ah, Vacation!

April 20, 2009: Berry Berry Annoying

April 6, 2009: Built-In Disasters

March 23, 2009: Generation Gap

March 9, 2009: Isolation

February 23, 2009: A Novel Idea

February 9, 2009: If I Were Wise Enough, I Might Say. . .

January 19, 2009: Test of Character

January 5, 2009: The Rhythm of Things Unseen

December 15, 2008: The Swami Speaks

December 1, 2008: The Difference Maker

November 24, 2008: Final Options

November 10, 2008: Growing a (Non-Binding) Conscience

October 27, 2008: The IT Election

October 13, 2008: What's Old is New

September 29, 2008: Insult to Injury

September 15, 2008: Get Ready to ROWE

August 18, 2008: Lessons from Robben Island

August 11, 2008: God Bless Technology

July 28, 2008: Babes in Broadband

July 7, 2008: The Digital Leader

June 23, 2008: Flights of Fancy

June 9, 2008: Citizen CEO

May 27, 2008: The Programmer as Artist

May 12, 2008: Soothing the Savage Programmer

April 28, 2008: That Competitive Bug

April 14, 2008: Goldilocks and the Zen of IT

March 31, 2008: Misera Plebs Contribuens

March 17, 2008: Bringing the Funny

February 25, 2008: Change in Plan

February 11, 2008: Why IT Will Save the Economy

January 28, 2008: Avatar Nation

January 14, 2008: Weighty Matters

December 10, 2007: What's Past Is Prologue

November 26, 2007: The Sick Guys in Your Wallet

November 12, 2007: The Paradox

October 29, 2007: Survey Says . . .

October 8, 2007: Great Looking Genes

September 24, 2007: Shocking

September 10, 2007: The Dons of Dialogue

August 20, 2007: Of Toads and Time

August 6, 2007: Policeware

July 23, 2007: Lawyers, Lies, and Statistics

July 9, 2007: The All-American Exhausting Vacation

June 25, 2007: Dare to Be Rich

June 11, 2007: The Ne'er-Do-Well's Guide to Enlightenment

May 21, 2007: Operating on Overload

May 7, 2007: Education--the Other Dysfunction

April 23, 2007: Induced Labor

April 9, 2007: The Legacy

March 26, 2007: Workplace Heaven

March 12, 2007: The Digital Life

February 26, 2007: Disorderly Conduct

February 12, 2007: The Elusive Leader

January 29, 2007: Measuring What Counts

January 8, 2007: Questioning Retirement

December 18, 2006: Predictions and Poetry

December 11, 2006: Sweating the Little Stuff

November 27, 2006: The Other "Tude"

November 13, 2006: The Workplace Politician

October 30, 2006: Behavioral Redlining

October 9, 2006: History Makers

September 18, 2006: The Incredible Shrinking Vacation

August 28, 2006: Corporate Tithing

August 14, 2006: Biology and Technology--the Uneasy Union

July 31, 2006: Productivity and Relationship

July 17, 2006: The Donking Life

June 26, 2006: The Great Disconnect

June 12, 2006: Taking Care

May 30, 2006: Net Reality

May 15, 2006: Betrayal

April 24, 2006: Fearless Leaders

April 10, 2006: Women

March 27, 2006: The Last Day

March 13, 2006: The 'M' Word

February 27, 2006: Future Schlock

February 6, 2006: Changing the World, One Pension at a Time

January 16, 2006: Revenge of the Wise

January 3, 2006: Balance

December 14, 2005: My Place Or Yours

December 5, 2005: RAM, ROM, and Rama Rama Ding Dong

November 21, 2005: Prying the Gazelle from the Lion's Teeth

November 7, 2005: Management by Intercourse

October 24, 2005: Listen Up, Kids

October 10, 2005: The Dog Ate My Manners

September 19, 2005: Save Now or Suffer Later

August 15, 2005: The Sanctity of Work

August 8, 2005: Frame and Reframe

July 25, 2005: In Defense of Entitlement

July 11, 2005: Declining Fortunes

June 27, 2005: In the Aftermath

June 13, 2005: First Timers

June 6, 2005: The Big Five-Oh

May 23, 2005: Chain of Command

May 9, 2005: IT, the Early Days

April 25, 2005: Who Feeds You?

March 28, 2005: The Next Job Wave

March 14, 2005: Social Insecurity

February 28, 2005: To Tell or Not to Tell

February 7, 2005: Surviving a Job Loss

January 17, 2005: The Elusive Pursuit of Happiness

January 3, 2005: Dead Peasants

November 29, 2004: Keep Breathing

November 8, 2004: Keep Laughing

October 11, 2004: Getting to the Front by Stabbing in the Back

September 27, 2004: Trust but Verify: Computer Science and Democracy

August 30, 2004: The Quiet Among Us

August 30, 2004: Commoditizing Privacy

August 16, 2004: Where Has All the Training Gone?

July 26, 2004: The Coming Invasion

July 19, 2004: What I Did on My Summer Vacation

June 28, 2004: The Access Disconnect

June 14, 2004: If You Can't Be Rich, Be Unsuccessful

June 1, 2004: On-Demand Values

May 17, 2004: Ricardo's Law

April 26, 2004: Infected

April 19, 2004: We've Come a Long Way, Maybe

March 15, 2004: The Path of Service

March 1, 2004: Jobs and Jehovah

February 16, 2004: Censoring the Self

February 2, 2004: The Unknown Face of Marketing

January 19, 2004: What Might Have Been

January 5, 2004: This Year, I Really Mean It

December 15, 2003: A Shopper's Guide to an IT Christmas

November 17, 2003: Attracting What You Want

November 3, 2003: The Forces of 'Should'

October 20, 2003: Dissecting Diversity

October 6, 2003: There's a Man with a Visa Right There Telling Me I've Got to Beware

September 29, 2003: The Disappearing Grown-Up

September 8, 2003: Attila in the Workplace

September 2, 2003: The Big Dream

August 11, 2003: The Problem with Pensions

July 21, 2003: What You Believe Can Hurt You

July 7, 2003: Fanning the Flame

June 16, 2003: Alchemy

June 2, 2003: When the Flame Dies

May 19, 2003: Softwareism and Countersoftwareism

May 5, 2003: Only Mushers Lead from Behind

April 7, 2003: The Bracket Racket

March 17, 2003: Myth Conceptions

March 3, 2003: Caring Leadership--The Leader As Servant

February 17, 2003: Process As Our Most Important Product

February 3, 2003: The View from the Ivy

January 20, 2003: Insight and Outlook

January 6, 2003: You Say You Want a Resolution

November 18, 2002: The Oregon Plan

November 4, 2002: The Mind Millennium

October 21, 2002: The Vision Thing

October 7, 2002: Evaluate This

September 23, 2002: Just Doing My Job

September 3, 2002: Death of a Thousand Cuts

August 19, 2002: Hire the Average

August 5, 2002: Loving Your Manager

July 22, 2002: Suffering from Irregularity

June 17, 2002: Rainbow's End

June 3, 2002: Career Move

May 20, 2002: Surviving the Life

May 6, 2002: Atop the Monument to Obsolescence

April 15, 2002: A Brief History of Employee/Manager Relationships

April 1, 2002: The Ethical Face

March 18, 2002: Manipulating Money

March 4, 2002: Sam I Am

February 18, 2002: Then and Now

February 4, 2002: A Lot to Fear and Fear Itself

January 21, 2002: A Government Without Newspapers

January 7, 2002: The Service Myth

December 17, 2001: The Digital Inquisition

December 10, 2001: Opportunism in a Time of Terror








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