Some people avoid the driving test even when they know they’re having trouble because of the implications of giving up that license. Could an autonomous car make all the difference? Continue reading
When I was a kid, my dad had to make a rule that you could never take the last ice cube from the little ice bin on our freezer drawer without opening and refilling a fresh tray of ice.Â So my sister and I always left exactly one cube.Â Then Dad changed the rule to … Continue reading
We’ve landed on Mars! Check out news from the Phoenix Mars lander.
OK, I may be exaggerating a bit, but this is how a lot of bad sci-fi movies start out.Â A 12-foot tall, 3400 pound robot with 11-foot arms “rose like Frankenstein” to be installed at the International Space Station.Â Watch out, guys!Â In space, no one can hear you scream. http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/space/2008-03-15-space-shuttle_N.htm
The Bible’s book of Revelation is a tough nut to crack. To figure out what it meant to its readers, you have to understand all kinds of allusions, several literary genres, and a ton of historical context. I will not be doing that today 🙂 Instead I’m looking at a popular interpretation of Revelation 13:16-17 … Continue reading
I sawÂ a friend’sÂ KC Wahe’s nerd test score so I decided to try it myself.Â I guessÂ I didn’t waste all that time I spent getting my computer science master’s degree and writing computer operating system code before I went to seminary.Â It’s all paid off.Â I have earned the covetedÂ “nerd god” rating: Can anyone top that? … Continue reading
I’ve experienced this a number times now so maybe it’s worth writing about… Eleanor and I always used to take cameras along on our vacations and when we came home, we’d find that we had forgotten to take any pictures. Lately, with growing children, we’re more deliberate about taking the pictures. We want to remember … Continue reading
It was like a sci-fi show. The phone rang. I answered it… Continue reading
Though I saw my first smiley in 1987 or so, they’ve been around much longer than that.
I remember the beginning of the end of the good times at Silicon Graphics, and it looks like Google might be heading that way. Continue reading