The Democratization of Data

MICHAEL CARTER AND SCOTT GABEHART We all know small businesses and entrepreneurship are the engines driving the economy and our only hopes for futureeconomic expansion and American Exceptionalism. Over 30 million small businesses operate in the U.S. and despite therecession entrepreneurship continues to flourish and foster optimism. Entrepreneurship is in America’s DNA so we willcontinue…

The Other Side of Okinawa

TOM CONWAY AND KEVIN MAHER Do you want to start off by speaking a little about yourself, your background, and what exactly qualifies you to speak on the topic? Kevin Maher: I am  retired from the U.S. Department of State, where I was a Foreign Service Officer for 30 years, 19 of those years I was…

Geriatric Oncology: Are we ready?

DR. ANDREW CHAPMAN AND DR. KRISTINE SWARTZ Several weeks ago, Mrs. Smith, an 80-year-old widow, was diagnosed with breast cancer after she felt something in the shower.  Her husband of 50 years died seven years earlier and she has lived alone since. She is scared about what the disease means and how to face it. …

France: A Midlife Journey

NANCY BROOK My fascination with France began long ago with my French uncle, Clarence. As a teenager, I’d travel to visit Aunt Evelyn and Uncle Clarence during my summer vacations. I remember the discreet half-shots of whiskey my uncle gave me more than I remember him talking about his family’s home country. But I loved…