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  • We Are At The Singularity 02/10/2019 We Are At The SingularityWhen history is written it may well be determined that the “Singularity” began around about 2017. The Singularity is by some definitions when technological invention becomes self-sustaining, technology critical mass ...
  • My Country Is Not Lost 10/10/2018 My Country Is Not Lost These are unsettling times. The monsters have come to Maple Street, and just as it always turns out in that old Rod Serling Twilight Zone, they are us. I went to ...
  • How To Compose A Photograph 10/05/2018 How To Compose A Photograph “How do you compose a photograph?” It’s the eternal question. Every photographer struggles with it, because every once-in-a-while, now-and-then, occasionally it all comes together and magic happens. It is the ...
  • Big Black Cars 07/23/2018 Big Black CarsIt was an early quiet Saturday evening in July. I was people watching sitting on a wooden memorial bench in a warm concrete hospital emergency room parking garage in Los Angeles.  Only ...
  • Italians In The Desert 06/10/2018 Italians In The DesertI had a 1974 Alfa Romeo Alfetta. It was red. I bought from a guy who owned the little truck stop casino west of Reno where highway 80 starts to ...
  • Trump The First, Hail The Internet 05/24/2018 Trump The First, Hail The InternetThe Internet changes everything. Right? Bill Gates opined: “A fundamental new rule for business is that the Internet changes everything.” Another Information Age swami, Ray Kurzweil predicted the demise of ...
  • Weedshiners in Hopped-Up Self-Driving Teslas 01/16/2018 Weedshiners in Hopped-Up Self-Driving TeslasTimes have changed. Cannabis, pot, marijuana, weed, grass has moved along with cultural evolution in America. My hips, knees, and thumbs suffer the abuse of decades of bike riding, bike racing, ...
  • Killer Robots Anyone 12/31/2017 Killer Robots AnyoneThere was this, “Nobody’s Ready for the Killer Robot” about killer robots in Bloomberg. The piece has an interview with Robert H. Latiff who has a new book out, “Future ...
  • NPR and Amazon Flex and Robots 12/18/2017 NPR and Amazon Flex and Robots  The December 18, 2017 NPR “On Point” show about Amazon Flex and the gig economy was very good. It was a good balance of guests and a busy call-in stream. ...
  • Present Mind 03/09/2017 Present Mind“What did your face look like before your parents were born? What did your face look like before your parents were born? What did your face look like before your ...