Neil deGrasse Tyson spoke with passion about what’s become of the United States space program, and why, on a recent episode of Real Time with Bill Maher. Here’s the clip: When Tyson claims, “We stopped dreaming,” he refers to the shift in the United States’ culture away from both imagining and striving for and actually [...]
(Yeah, I know, I rarely post any more. I’ll talk about that in another post. Hardy har har!) I just had another brief flirtation with Ubuntu, on both my laptop and desktop. It’s still not quite a keeper for me, but I did discover that very nearly every cool, free, and often Open Source application [...]
Due to lack of interest and initiative on the part of contributors and lack of initiative when it comes to promotion on the part of, well, me, I have put Five Minute Memoir on hiatus. All seven episodes — let’s call it “season one” — remain available. If anyone is interested in taking on the [...]
Do you know how many web sites I have? Close to a dozen. About half a dozen are active. Last year, my business card had more words on it than some pieces of flash fiction, trying to fit all that stuff on there. It was a little out of hand. My card now has three [...]
I’m the most wishy-washy Linux user in the universe.
For the umteenth time, I’m…