If Everyone had to Buy Their Own Roads

The issue of healthcare continues to be politically potent, owing mostly to the fact that Republicans continue to politicize it while Democrats continue to push for universal healthcare. The current healthcare system has five main insurance components: Employer-provided insurance (including government employees) ~50% Private insurance (purchased by the consumer) ~7% Medicare ~14% Medicaid ~20% Uninsured… Continue reading If Everyone had to Buy Their Own Roads

Analogies for Tech: The Web as Houses

I am examining potential analogies for explaining technology of various sorts to laypersons in the hopes they will grasp the relationships of the world they use every day. Today’s analogy is how building a web page is like building a house.