We’re getting shellacked. Publicly. Like by the Prof himself.
Everyone can see!
So. Time to dig a little deeper, Navy. Time to try a little harder. No more screwing around.
I get about, eh – 800 to a 1000 unique visits a day. Each one of you cleans all the spare change out from inside your couch cushions, we take the lead.
But I can’t count on each one of you, can I?
I can’t. Some of you land here looking for “caveman commercials,” or “BMW motorcycles.” A non-trivial number come looking for “flying monkeys.”
Which means the rest of you need to pick up the slack. Ramp it up. Get it done.
It’s for an excellent cause:
Project Valour-IT began when Captain Charles “Chuck” Ziegenfuss was wounded by an IED while serving as commander of a tank company in Iraq in June 2005.During his deployment he kept a blog (an online personal diary, opinion forum, or news analysis site-called a milblog or military weblog when written by a servicemember or about military subjects). Captivating writing, insightful stories of his experiences, and his self-deprecating humor won him many loyal readers. After he was wounded, his wife continued his blog, keeping his readers informed of his condition.
As he began to recover, CPT Ziegenfuss wanted to return to writing his blog, but serious hand injuries hampered his typing. When a loyal and generous reader gave him a copy of the Dragon Naturally Speaking Preferred software, other readers began to realize how important such software could be to CPT Ziegenfuss’ fellow wounded soldiers and started cast about for a way to get it to them.
A fellow blogger (blog author) who writes under the pseudonym FbL contacted Captain Ziegenfuss and the two realized they shared a vision of creating libraries of laptops with voice-controlled software that could be brought to the bedsides of wounded soldiers whose injuries prevented them from operating a standard computer. FbL contacted Soldiers’ Angels, who offered to help develop the project, and Project Valour-IT was born.
This is bigger than us. Do what you can.
I don’t ask for much.