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Category: Sci/Tech

I am the storm

Fate whispers to the warrior, ‘You cannot withstand the storm.’ The warrior whispers back, ‘I am the storm.’ — Unknown Such bravado! Nevertheless, the screenshot is me — er, my character — in Assassin’s Creed […]

You won’t believe your eyes

Focus only on the cross in the middle and the familiar, recognizable faces become grotesque: The explanation for this is on Bright Side, a website full of nothing but happy, […]

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 […]