Proponents hail it as an innovative way to increase ease of delivery and security. Others are decrying yet another tech-based reach into our lives and personal property.
Back from Arizona. We got a lease signed for a house out in NE Scottsdale (right on the edge of civilization – trail-heads into the mountains are just 4 blocks away). Now I just need to get my house ready to rent and find a tenant.
A Van plowing through pedestrians in Toronto has left 10 dead and 15 wounded, according to reports coming out. The Driver is reportedly in custody alive, and the attack is believed to have been deliberate.
Three pack of kids’ picture books intended to be read aloud
There is of course a generation gap here; record stores being an alien concept to anyone born after big box retailers and the now dominance of digital and streaming. But in turning Record Store Day into a de-facto social event, old school shopping merges with the latest of social media trends. This development is not unlike how the record store used to be.
19 years after Columbine, not much has changed. As kids across the country leave class to protest school violence in National Walkout Day, let us reflect on how we got here.
Another example of why we need to resist the siren call of “free healthcare.”
Almost immediately, a fresh front was opened in the perpetual war between free speech and outrage.
How To Make Breakfast In Bed
Horror Movies and Brain Hacking
How would you sneak a message to a person in a prison that they themselves didn’t know was a prison?
Information security and privacy vulnerabilities should concern all of us.
I can’t blame those who are tempted to leave Facebook if not all of social media. Life would be better without it. Or, maybe not.
Competing concerns, as always.
Live from Phoenix, AZ!
WrestleMania. The Prediction Thread.
AI and gaming… like, D&D rather than Go.
An anecdote about decision making in the information age.
Our traditional end-of-Lent buffet went reservations-only without telling us first.
A Republican has finally identified the real problem with gun violence: insufficiently respectful teenagers.
WrestleMania is One Week Away.
Fallout 4 VR First Impressions
My “spring is sprung” thought turns out to have been a hair premature.
Materials make up our world, and what we can do with any given thing continues to be one of the fronts along which science and engineering continue to make great strides. Although one could argue that advances occur so quickly that by the time a new material is ready for mass production, it’s practically obsolete.
Skepticism about movies in VR.
Virtual Reality Test Drive
Spring Has Sprung
Sam’s most useful recipe, with photos.
The message boardification of contemporary politics.
Look, if you don’t want to get hit in the face, it’s your responsibility to put your head in a place a fist isn’t moving rapidly in the direction of.
(But not comic books.)
A superhero game system where speedsters don’t ruin everything
In (partial) defense of prudery and in counterargument to (some forms of) anti-prudery.