I had the opportunity to observe and participate a little bit in a process at a Palo Alto think tank.
There was an offhand comment that was made by someone, that sparked this post. He pointed out that his non-Californian friends had commented that only "you people in Northern California" care about these kinds of issues. (Think tank-y ones.)
So, I thought, woo-hoo: my time in Minnesota has some potential market value! And here are my bloggish thoughts.