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Advances In Education

It seems to me…. “Today in America, we are trying to prepare students for a high-tech world of constant change, but we are doing so by putting them through a school system designed in the early 20th Century that has … Continue reading

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IoT Possibilities

It seems to me…. “The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.” ~ Dave Barry[1]. Humans, as a species, are learning how to adapt to another round of … Continue reading

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Space Research Is Too Costly

It seems to me… “That is the exploration that awaits you!  Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence.”  ~ Leonard Nimoy. Following any posting about space exploration, I always receive several comments saying “we … Continue reading

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My Computer Understands Me…

It seems to me… “I’m not dumb.  I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.”  ~ Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes. Quite a few years ago, with a freshly-minted bachelor’s degree (Math/Physics), I accepted a position at Boeing in … Continue reading

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End of Computers

It seems to me… “Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.”  ~ Popular Mechanics, 1949. Computers are following a similar development trajectory to many other preceding devices.  The first clocks were sufficiently large to necessitate installation … Continue reading

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Technological Development

It seems to me… Most people consider product development, especially in the areas of science and technology, to be relatively logical.  They have read or heard some products can be attributed to accidental or synergistic circumstances but tend to discount … Continue reading

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Computer Insecurity

It seems to me… Computer security is a BIG problem.  More computer-generated attacks occur every day than people live on the entire planet which indicates these attacks probably are created by aliens sent by the Evil Emperor Zurg while flying … Continue reading

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