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 also means that which was conceived […]

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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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Let’s talk about the ancient fable, “The Hare and the Tortoise.” Everyone is hopefully familiar with this ancient tale but — for the sake of universal clarity and a shared starting point — I will provide a brief refresher. The hare is a fast runner. He brags about this speed and teases the tortoise, who […]

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I have a love-hate-hate relationship with technology. They (the same nefarious bunch that always promises to build Utopia) told us that technology would make our lives easier. Better. More fulfilling. Simplify things. What a crock of womanure (trying to be gender-sensitive here). How about some examples? Glad you bloody asked. Let’s talk email. Like a […]

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