Tag Archives: digital singularity

Cars Cameras Computers Change

Hunting for safe conversation topics for the holidays? It’s been a weird year, but maybe too weird with too many controversies. The holidays are about tradition, remembering supposedly simpler times. Simpler or not, change is happening. Arguably change is accelerating. … Continue reading

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2040-ish

It is funny how things happen. Actually, we need a new phrase because a coincidence of topics recently arrived that I find thoughtful, but not funny. My sci-fi novel, Firewatcher, is set at least a couple of decades from now. … Continue reading

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Firewatcher Launched

Let me start with an irony or a coincidence. Whenever I finish writing or producing a book and it becomes available for sale I consider it “launched”. Maybe that has something to do with being trained as an aerospace engineer. … Continue reading

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Truly Scary Things

If only I could match the list of my scariest things to Julie Andrews singing My Favorite Things from The Sound of Music. Irony: The Sound of Music was about a family fleeing a government that shifted from a constitutional … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Ads 2018

The game is over. Finally, I can sit down and watch one of the two most interesting events from Super Bowl Weekend; the ads. (The second most interesting event to watch is the Puppy Bowl, but I’ll enjoy that some … Continue reading

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My 40 Year Mortgage

Another interview! Not for a job, but for someone else’s article. (Someone out there must need a writer who can write about engineering in English.) The folks at Nerdwallet.com wanted to write about 40 year mortgages and were having a … Continue reading

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Adapting To Singularities

Singularities don’t have to happen alone. One singularity is enough to make the world seem senseless. Old rules don’t apply. Old causes create new effects. It is easy to get confused. Triple that, at least. We may be experiencing three … Continue reading

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Five Years From September 2016

The following post will be the straight line of a joke where we get to hear the punch line five years later. I’ve been lucky enough to be part of a conversation and series of meetings about the economic sustainability … Continue reading

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Grind Grind Grind

Hey! How’d that happen? The first month of 2016 is almost over, already. One-twelfth of the year has gone by. Less than eleven months until Christmas. Only two and a half months until Tax Day (for those of us in … Continue reading

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Tricks And Treats 2015

Halloween. Another excuse for costumes and candy. I think a three piece suit is a costume, and mine doesn’t fit anymore (in more ways than one.) Candy is sweet, but I prefer sweet things like liqueurs and cookies (preferably made … Continue reading

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