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Tend To Your Dreams

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 [...]

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A Free and Open Source New Year (mostly)

(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 [...]

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The Future of Five Minute Memoir

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 [...]

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Consolidation

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 [...]