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July 25th - July 31st

The Valley Nerd Watch!

This issue of the Nerd Watch was written on a computer with a Windows 10 install that still thinks that the default system language should be Spanish, which we have to be honest is annoying in ways we had not considered. 1,405 more words


The Prescription Fiasco

     I think there are a few things going on with this whole fiasco of prescriptions in our country. 1) We as a society have given over our — right isn’t sufficient…our responsibility for our wellness. 363 more words


Against Reason, Systems and Idols

Against Reason[1], Systems and Idols

 “Reason is what I believe, those that disagree with me are therefore, unreasonable.” Everyone

  I have noticed that very reasonable and intelligent men differ widely on a large number of issues.  1,231 more words


May 30th - June 5th

The Valley Nerd Watch!

We hope all of you are having a lovely, if incredibly hot and muggy weekend. Jump into a pool if you are able, otherwise attempt to reconcile the vehemence with which you railed against winter cold with the horror of the summer heat as is the Massachusetts way. 1,314 more words


You're NOT Entitled To Your Opinion (2016)

Wow!  Through the magic of the Internet, you don’t know it, but I’m not here.  I’m actually far away from any WiFi, in Italy, writing novels (novel — singular.)  However, I’ve reworked a few old pieces to entertain you while I’m gone — mostly so you don’t get bored and forget about me.  566 more words

Social Comment

May 2nd - May 8th

The Valley Nerd Watch!

Top news story of the day: The Banner Saga is a really good game that is also beautiful. Give it a look if you’re into games about positioning little people on a board and making them hit other little people. 2,298 more words


April 25th - May 1st

The Valley Nerd Watch!

This week in nerd-related stuff: we’re jealous of anyone who got to check out PaxEast because we like being in gigantic stuffy rooms full of blooming, buzzing confusion. 1,699 more words