Category Archives: environment

Rebuilding Gifts for the New Civilization (Post 2012 Mayhem)

I recently posted a question on Twitter that drew an ASTOUNDING number of responses. Zero actually, but that’s not the point. The question was: What 5 things representative of humanity and human progress would you want preserved to help return civilization … Continue reading

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I’ll Be the First to Say It: Black Holes Are Everywhere

I’ll be the first to say it…black holes are everywhere. What’s more, because they are everywhere, I believe black holes are the future energy source we’ve been seeking for so long. When the Hadron Collider first came on line, one … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls HDR

Is it possible “to have one’s mind become so enmeshed in the difficulties of parsing the complexity of the world as to become incompatible with it?” As you think about that quote from page 134 of “After Delphi,” a Yorick … Continue reading

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A “Mystery” Quote

As I was paging through my work notebook, I found two handwritten quotes (non-work related of course) that I had recently jotted down. One clearly had a source: Bodhi, the surfing-guru-evil-bank-robber-dude from the 1991 Keanu Reeves movie Point Break. The … Continue reading

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The Filthy Frontier

Maybe it was the weather. Maybe it was my gloomy mood, dealing with the prospects of a 4 hour train ride to Boston to speak at a conference that didn’t interest me at all. Maybe it is just the nature … Continue reading

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