Went to Powell’s today. After 10 years of appreciating the fact that Barnes and Noble had two whole shelves full of books about science, it was a shock to find a whole store – about the size of my previously … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: April 2008
The sweet spot for Alan Kay’s glorious Squeak seems to be kids who find joy in creating and exploring. Continue reading
Talking to the dead is no big deal…it’s getting them to talk back that’s the really hard part.
You can find some amazing pictures with StumbleUpon. It’s certainly the best way to waste time on the Internet. If you were my friend, I could send you the pictures but since I only have 4 friends, I’ll have to … Continue reading
A NYT article asks why, if the magnitude of global heating is so great, changing my light bulbs will make any difference at all and answers Sometimes you have to act as if acting will make a difference, even when … Continue reading
I assume everyone has read the report in the New York Times telling the story of how the Generals who gave independent assessments of the war in Iraq were fed their lines, monitored and punished with loss of access and … Continue reading
Technorati says I should claim my blog by posting a link. I don’t know why I would do that but here goes anyway.
It’s a proud day when a man gets beaten at chess for the first time by his own son and captain.