Aren’t some conversations so insufferably annoying that you want to gouge out your own eyes with the nearest possible sharpest object if only to be given a truer proper point to the physicality of the pain? It doesn’t have to be just the topic, sometimes it is merely the unrelenting obtuseness that can drive a… Continue reading A Tale of Two Idiots
I am kicked back listening to my second favorite Led Zeppelin album, ‘Physical Graffiti’. The song ‘Kashmir’ is currently playing. It is one of my favorite rock and roll songs of all time. Crosby, Stills and Nash did a song 6 years earlier entitled, Marrakesh Express’ which moves me in somewhat the same way. The… Continue reading Cigars
The present is all good, baby. My favorite road had dried out by this morning from the rain the other night and developed a nice crunchy soft layer that made me run twice as far as I had originally planned. I came in off the run feeling all powerful like King Kong. When the road… Continue reading Past, Present, and Future
I just finished watching a short but great YouTube video entitled, ‘Why Technology is Irresistible’ ; where Scott Galloway discusses with Adam Alter, Adam’s new book, Irresistible’. I’ve personally never found mobile apps or social media particularly engaging and quite frankly was interested in what all the fuss was all about so I watched the… Continue reading A Thought on Mobile Technology
I got seriously bitten by a fire ant today. After fishing it out of my running shorts and squashing the damn thing between my thumb and fingernail, it got me to thinking. First, I made a mental note to add it to the long list of questions I have for God when I meet Him… Continue reading Fire Ants: Is there an Evolutionary Direction?
John Berger’s book, ‘The Success and Failure of Picasso’ which I mentioned (and quoted) in my previous post – ‘The Future – Part 13’, brought me another significant ‘aha’ moment while I was on my run this morning. I was thinking about technological progress and change; and why some cultures succeed and some don’t. I… Continue reading The Future – Part 13 (Follow Up)
I’ve written numerous posts on the subject primarily centered around technology and education and even a few concerning the relationship between the two. What prompted this post is the the second biography I am reading on Pablo Picasso entitled, ‘The Success and Failure of Picasso’ written by John Berger. And on page 30 Berger writes,… Continue reading The Future – Part 13