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Attenborough’s Africa

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

When it comes to nature programs, nobody creates a better experience than David Attenborough.  The man is magical. I’m currently watching his ‘Africa’ series, which came out last year.  It’s breathtaking.  I highly recommend it.

Macaca Monkey Selfies

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

After letting a troop of Macaca Nigra monkies get to know him, an Indonesian photographer set up his camera and let them take self portraits.  It cracks me up. Smile! How you doing?  I’m grandpa.  I like mangoes and wild apricots. What is this new devilry? I don’t know about this!  I think this whole camera thing is […]

The Recent Killings In St. Louis

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

The world is in an uproar over the recent police shootings which have taken place in St. Louis, Missouri.  There’s rioting, looting, and general mayhem.  It’s intense. If you all wonder how these things happen, check out this first hand video captured by a passerby.  This isn’t the same Michael Brown police shooting you’ve been […]

Neurosynaptic Chips

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

As I’m sure many of you are aware, the United States has been investing billions of dollars in R&D projects related to brain simulation.  One of them is taking place at IBM.  They’ve just released their latest neurosynaptic chip.  It’s completely different from a traditional computer chip. They process information using a hierarchy of “neurons”, […]

Nice Things Happen Sometimes

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Just the other day, something rather amazing happened to me.  It really took me by surprise. I’ve mentioned before that I’ve sort of been trying to meet new people over the past, I don’t know, six months or so.  For too many years, I’ve been a shut-in recluse, and I knew that needed to change.  So […]

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