Monthly Archives: April 2015

AI’s Potential Negatives

It seems to me…. “Forget artificial intelligence – in the brave new world of big data, its artificial idiocy we should be looking out for.” ~ Tom Chatfield. As anyone having followed my comments probably realizes, I am an admitted … Continue reading

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Parenting: Free-Range vs. Helicopter

It seems to me…. “You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they’re going.” ~ P. J. O’Rourke. We always hear that every child is unique, … Continue reading

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Preparing For Elections

It seems to me…. “Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.” ~ … Continue reading

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Fresh Water Shortages

Originally posted on auntyuta:
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/mar/08/how-water-shortages-lead-food-crises-conflicts Water    The Observer Why fresh water shortages will cause the next great global crisis Last week drought in São Paulo was so bad, residents tried drilling through basement floors for groundwater. As reservoirs dry…

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Too Frequent Travel

It seems to me…. “Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli. When young, I loved to travel. In the military I was assigned to a travel … Continue reading

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