Away

I haven't posted in a while. Hello! I'm still alive, and still sort of a writer. I just haven't been putting my thoughts to blog very often. In my search for something to have an opinion about, I went to the good ol' Wikipedia Random Article button. And though I didn't find much inspiration, I …

Faster Food

I went into a Jack in the Box (fast food chain) for the first time in years today, and was surprised to find a kiosk where I could order my food and pay without any interaction with a human. This is an improvement for convenience and speed to be sure, but I wonder how long …

Brain Work

This recent article describes an experiment in which what they call a 'false memory' is implanted into the mind of a mouse. The mouse is associating the painful shocks it is given, with a different room that it had been in earlier--not the one it was in at the time of the shocks. This sounds …

Cars…

Always breaking down. Well, mine are anyway. Probably because I buy 1000$ ones one craigslist once per year... I look forward to a day when public transportation can actually get you where you need to go, and in a reasonable time.  If the bus would get me to work, I'd take it! And go without …