Archive for July, 2013

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The Untold History Of The United States

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Recently Oliver Stone completed a set of history documentaries starting with the advent of World War I up to today which he’s called The Untold History Of The United States.   I thought it was incredible and everyone should watch it.  It consists of ten shows, each one hour long.  Here is the opening. There’s […]

Getting Older

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

After waking up this morning, I found myself thinking about something I’ve noticed as I’ve grown older.  There are people who invest in “life” and there are others who do not, and as time goes on, a huge gap develops between those who do and those who do not. I’ve come to admire those who […]

A Life Update Of Sorts

Monday, July 29th, 2013

How is everybody doing?  It’s been a while since I’ve written a post about what’s going on in my life. This summer has been pretty busy for me.  As some of you may recall, I was hired by a scientist to work in his laboratory studying the properties of crystals which are used in quantum […]

How Real World Manipulation Works

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

If you’re going to control people, you have to control their thoughts, but how do you do that?  There is a fascinating BBC documentary series called The Century Of The Self which I watched last week.  It consists of four one-hour broadcasts.  The entire series focuses around how Sigmund Freud’s ideas have been used to […]

Meet ATLAS!

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

DARPA has been sinking a lot of money into robotics research and we’re seeing some impressive progress.  Their latest and most advanced robot is made by a company called Boston Dynamics and it’s called ATLAS.   Check it out in the video below.

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