In the “good old days” we didn’t fear discovering the truth.
I’ve always thought this quote was profound. When I posted it, I commented: It’s often attributed to “Paul Brandt” — but it’s not clear if that refers to Canadian country music artist Paul Rennée Belobersycky (Brandt is his stage name), or someone less famous. I searched music lyric sites to see if it’s in one of […]
You know you’re on a supersonic airliner when the flight attendant slaps you before you can even say anything.
And as a reminder to keep your guard up. Robots are looking more and more human these days.
We are certainly not going to “destroy the planet.” That doesn’t mean we won’t destroy ourselves trying.
So, I guess all those brain cells lost in the 60’s can be reclaimed (somewhat), but if you are going to eat something that’s not exactly on your diet, indulge big or go home.
The full context of this quote, from my eulogy of Jerry in 1999: Jerry was a brilliant and uncompromising engineer. One of his strengths was keeping humans in the loop: It’s relatively easy to design a machine. It’s a lot harder to design it well so that it helps people, rather than get in their […]
Surprisingly, the doctor agreed with the diagnosis. He said if the usual dose of Placebo doesn’t work, he can increase the dose.
And as usual, they don’t care that they’ll be harshly judged by history.
On this day in 1969, 48 years ago, Apollo 11 successfully landed on the moon. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin spent about 21.5 hours on the lunar surface, and were outside the lander for only about 2-1/4 hours outside while Michael Collins piloted the command module Columbia alone in lunar orbit while they were on […]