What are those things we really need in this world to survive? It is surprisingly slim. And the simple list reads like poetry. Advertisements
I just finished watching a new YouTube video entitled, Can Surface Andromeda replace your PC? And it appears to be another one of those videos published by Windows Central whose whole purpose has to be testing the waters on just how amenable the consumer market feels towards Microsoft’s softly hyped, yet to be delivered, new… Continue reading Mobile – What I Want – II
Every last electronic device I’ve owned in the past 8 years – save the wonderful Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit workstation I built bottoms up – has largely been a great disappointment. And that goes double for all my mobile devices. Would somebody please explain to me how my beloved electronics industry could so betray… Continue reading Mobile – What I Want
I am not much for the use of exclamation points. One per post, article or email should be a sufficient demonstration of surprise, indignation, exclamation, or otherwise enthusiasm. Using two exclamation points is hyperbole. And using two or more to punctuate a single sentence is just plain wrong. Homemade sauerkraut demands at minimum double (triple)… Continue reading Sauerkraut!
1984 by George Orwell I just finished rereading this historical piece of twentieth century literature some forty-five years on because I felt a need to view Orwell’s troubling masterpiece from the perspective of the recent future which coincidentally is where the story was set. The interest to reread this novel I remember came not long… Continue reading What I Am Reading
Cutting to the chase, the answer is not just no, it’s a resounding hell no. And the reason is pure economics. I got to thinking about this subject again after reading an article online about adjunct professors (read, part-time) who are living in the San Francisco Bay Area struggling to make ends meet. The logic… Continue reading The Bay Area – Is it Worth the Cost?
I am told there are something like 2000 known archeological sites in Mexico with perhaps only 200 of those accessible to the public. And then there are those countless others – too tiny or too remote – which also exist but lie mostly forgotten. Here is a story of one such site. Saturday we did… Continue reading Primitive Cliff Paintings