The algorithm as god

It’s a strange world where an evolving commercial¬†algorithm¬†— a bunch of ideas, suppositions, experiments, results, and prejudices of a team of people over time codified into a system of action — becomes a god. It has power. It’s not listening to you. It’s fairly arbitrary. Sounds like a Greek god to me. In 2012,¬† we… Continue reading The algorithm as god

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Glencadia 2.0: the upstate dog camp gets a complete makeover for 2019

After twelve years, Glencadia Dog Camp is getting a whole new look.¬†So much has changed over here, but let me start by saying what hasn’t changed: we remain dedicated to affordable quality dog care that emphasizes true dog happiness and safety. Glencadia remains a small family business that aims to be easy to work with… Continue reading Glencadia 2.0: the upstate dog camp gets a complete makeover for 2019

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Mood transfer in dogs (and other critters, like people)

We often say “dogs are social animals” around here — it’s a truism basic to our philosophy of dog care. However, all animals are at sometimes social. Even famous loners like orangutangs and sloths have to be with others to mate and nurse young. Cats seem to be perfectly capable of living in a community,… Continue reading Mood transfer in dogs (and other critters, like people)

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