Subtitle: Am I just that much of a jerk in my old age?
Californians got a startling late-night introduction to a statewide emergency alert system when their cell phones began buzzing, blaring and flashing with the news that San Diego County siblings had been kidnapped.
For many, it was the first time they knew about an all-but-hidden feature on their… Continue reading
I came across an interview by the Paris Review Magazine with William Gibson*, the sci-fi writer who created the neologism, “cyberspace.” His perspective is always so challenging and insightful.
This portion of the interview is making the rounds in cyberspace:
It’s harder to imagine the past that went away than it is to imagine the future. What we were… Continue reading
I’m responding with five thoughts on the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. I actually have a lot to say because this is my profession, one of my passions, and the foundation of our future as a nation.
1. I am sick to death of the charlatans of religious extremism always using tragedies like this to hop on their bandwagons… Continue reading