I play baseball. Amateur (i.e., unpaid). Fast pitch. I know, it’s nuts, but there you have it. Anyway, I’m heading out to the game and it’s across town. I’m on the highway (The Loop) and proceeding at terminal speed, which is 65 in this case. Hang on, maybe “terminal” and “speed” should not be used […]

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When we hear the word “technology,” the first thing that most of us think about is advanced computers, AI, digital devices and other such things. The simple truth is that anything that humans create represents technology. The root word “techne-” means that which is made by human hands (which by implication means that which was […]

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After a long day at work I settled into my favorite easy chair, relishing the solitary adult beverage I normally permit myself, and sat scanning through the news on my favorite digital device. I was looking desperately for something which, upon reading, wouldn’t prompt me to run screaming into the night calling for my mommy […]

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