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I’m a huge fan of Lawrence Lessig’s work to save our democracy, our republic. This recent presentation at Harvard is well worth 10 minutes of your time!
I encourage you to support his Fix Congress First efforts—strike at the root of the problem.… Continue reading
I read this tweet from @Wolfrum and in an instant realized that religion is one of the oldest and most successful marketing platforms in the history of humankind.
The church has defined culture through the ages: whose work was “in” and whose work was of no value. It decided what was heresy and what was the word of God. And… Continue reading
Well, I was in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, over the weekend. While I was there I walked, and walked, and walked, and …
I set a new walking record for one day: On Saturday, April 23, 2011, I walked 21,168 steps, or 10.13 miles! I walked from Granville Island, to Vancouver, through Stanley Park, along the north shore, and… Continue reading
Just got in from Vancouver. Love that city! Incredibly friendly people, stunning views, and perfect weather for the trip! More after I’m unpacked and settled in…
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One of the stories taking the internet by storm: the iPhone is tracking everywhere we go and storing that data in great detail (longitude, latitude, and timestamp down to the second) both on the iPhone itself and on any computer to which the iPhone syncs.
Now, of course, we all agreed to let Apple do this to us. Our agreement… Continue reading
Today we really don’t understand how horrible Polio was. It was a devastating diagnosis in the not-too-distant past: paralysis and death. Jonas Salk created a safe and effective vaccine, a cure, and Polio has been virtually eradicated from the face of the earth.
When Dr. Salk was asked who owned the patent for the vaccine, he replied, “There is no… Continue reading
Makes me shutter to think what 2020 will look like!
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Linda Allen has re-designed the LED bulb to 7 watts, which emulates the power of a 50-watt bulb. The lamps are wireless, rechargeable and waterproof. They can be used indoors or outdoors, and might revolutionize the way we use outdoor space. They give consumers the ability to put a lamp in the middle of a room without cords to trip… Continue reading
It seems more clever than practical, but this coat hanger chair by Joey Zeledón is colorful if nothing else. Maybe it would serve a purpose in a hotel.
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