Articles written by Michael Gold

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 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Coming of age | Off kilter

I was rewatching the movie “A Social Network.” This is a great film about the founding of Facebook. As I watched, there were quite a few scenes about Mark Zuckerberg’s time... — Updated 11/17/2022

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Unplugging from society | Off kilter

OK, like many of you, we had the displeasure of involuntarily disconnecting from society due to the windstorm that hit us a few days ago. First, we lost power for almost a full... — Updated 11/10/2022

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Friendships: East Coast vs. West Coast | Off Kilter

I was thinking of one of my best friends the other day. I began to think about the differences, if any, between a West Coast vs. East Coast friendship. As I am originally an East... — Updated 12/28/2021

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

COVID and the future of work | Off Kilter

It was Mark Cuban (of fame from his billion-dollar wealth, his fame as a successful entrepreneur and owner of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team) who spoke about automation... — Updated 2/25/2021

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Living to 200: Do Mariners win World Series? | Off Kilter

A local guy who used to play tennis with us passed away recently. He had reached the age of 100. In fact, he played tennis until he was in his early 90s. (Automatically becoming... — Updated 12/3/2020

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Chores: They just never end | Off Kilter

We all have our daily chores to do. I am always joking with my wife about whether doing our daily chores actually accomplishes something – or whether it is an exercise in... — Updated 11/19/2020

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Who needs Starbucks? And other status symbols | Off Kilter

OK, I’m prepared to get hammered by Starbucks devotees. It’s the price of being counter-cyclical. Why do I say, “Who needs them?” Here’s why: I get the Seattle grunge... — Updated 11/26/2019

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Becoming our grandparents isn't for chickens; and we need the eggs | Off Kilter

Grandparents: Hopefully, most of those reading this can recall their grandparents. The other day I was reflecting on one of Woody Allen's constant themes. It is present in every... — Updated 9/26/2019


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