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Category: Sci/Tech

Deny science at your peril … and mine

The pandemic is real. Covid-19 is real, and it’s killing people, people of all ages. Believe the doctors, the scientists, the facts. Please wear a mask, keep your distance, and […]

Boing, boing, Boeing

Just a note in passing: Regardless of what the future holds for the now-infamous Boeing 737 Max airplane, you’ll never find me in one. I’ve no doubt the plane will […]

Robot hand does Rubik

This robotic hand, developed by OpenAI, an artificial intelligence lab, can solve a Rubik’s Cube. And it does so without each movement being preprogrammed. I was never able to solve […]

Gaming Grandma still gaming at 76

Lest anyone think otherwise, I’m still an avid video gamer, even at 76 and change. I spent the entire summer engrossed in Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey. It’s basically a role-playing game […]

Once upon a time we dreamed

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first US moon landing, there has been a lot of wonderful television programming — retrospectives of that time, with film footage never […]

Timer Tip

Have you ever wished you had some kind of timer that you could set once and it would alert you every 30 minutes, 4 hours, or whatever interval you choose, […]