We Now Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Programming….

I have a bunch of old blog posts that I'd archived and I'm sorting through, reviewing, and re-posting. I had hoped subscribers/followers wouldn't get notified because they have publish dates that are old - but my eagle-eyed buddy Steve has informed me otherwise. So the 6 of you that regularly read this probably have an [...]

Know the Workings of Your Own Mind

In a recent New Yorker article Yuval Harari commented on the prospect of the possible nefarious uses of AI by governments, corporations or others to intrude on personal freedoms. "Harari argues that, though there’s no sure prophylactic against such future intrusions, people who are alert to the workings of their minds will be better able [...]

The Columbia Double Whammy

I love things that are simple and work. Period. In 1997 when I was fixing to move to Northern New Brunswick, I knew I wasn’t properly outfitted for winters there. So I headed down to the Hudson Trail Outfitters at Fairfax Circle and picked myself up a Columbia Double Whammy 3-in-1 Jacket and matching pants. [...]