"Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he."
-- Proverbs 29:18, King James Bible (KJV)

Friday, January 26, 2018

David Brooks and The Jordan Peterson Moment at The New York Times

Jordan Peterson is strongly in contemporary discussion for his controversial message, which seems to reflect the spirit of the current times, but is this "the real truth" or is the infinite pendulum merely moving its position routinely?

Hat tip to CaryGEE.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Humanity Star

Curious? See NewAtlas and the Electron Humanity Star.

Trump at Davos: Stephens Says it All

Brilliant! Absolutely brilliant!

How did Stephens get this Trump text in advance? ....

Trump can skip Davos. Stephens has said it all.

We are just kidding of course ... sort of.

This amusing piece is not that far removed from reality.

See Trump at Davos

Hat tip to CaryGEE.

Monday, January 22, 2018

The Big News About the Resurgence of Ultrasound in Medicine

Wired has the story about the big resurgence of ultrasound in medicine.

Was Your City or Area Warmer in 2017?

To find out,
enter your city name at the NY Times at
How Much Warmer Was Your City in 2017?

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Innovation Supreme: The Amazing Pre-Facebook Co-Founding Winklevoss Twins Continue to Astound the Tech and Financial World with Bitcoin and Gemini

Some years ago we wrote quite a bit about the history of Facebook and the Winklevoss Twins. The "Winkelvii" continue to be in the news in a big way (Quartz: "Mark Zuckerberg is five years behind his nemeses, the Winklevoss twins, on cryptocurrency") through the virtual currency Bitcoin and the virtual currency exchange Gemini, as reported in the New York Times by Nathaniel Popper: see How the Winklevoss Twins Found Vindication in a Bitcoin Fortune.

These are great stories about human innovation and our world in a state of flux!