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From World's Fair to Maker Faire: Isaac Asimov

Warning: this blog post is more thinky-thoughts than usual.

Earlier this year, the internet discovered a 50 year old list of predictions made by Isaac Asimov about life in 2014. 477 more words


My Adventures in Banned Books

With the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week on everyone’s mind, I got to thinking about my reading habits in high school.

I don’t remember any over incidents of book banning when I was in school. 532 more words


Quote - Isaac Asimov

“Emotionally, I am an atheist.

I don’t have the evidence to prove that God doesn’t exist,

but I so strongly suspect he doesn’t that I don’t want to waste my time.” 36 more words

1 Year of Constant Consciousness

Hard to believe it’s been that long already.

When I started this blog I was in a very bad place. I had been out of college for four months and still didn’t have a job, my relationship of three years ended disastrously and I was condemned to live with the woman for another two months before I could move out, and soon I would be moving back to my hometown to live with my parents. 680 more words


On Reading the Bible

“Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.”

- Isaac Asimov


Writerly Quote of the Day - Asimov

“Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers” – Isaac Asimov

In Hamlet, Shakespeare said “brevity is the soul of wit.” Today, and quite possibly for the next unforeseen future, I will be brief. 172 more words


Artificial Intelligence & Oversight At The Bleeding Technical Edges

So we’re tearing headlong towards an AI assisted (controlled?) future. Who the heck is keeping an eye on the wider and longer-term implications on behalf of our kids and their kids? 1,254 more words