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Internet In The 80s

In the 1980s almost the only way to “get online” involved a local bulletin board system (BBS), a fledgling company called Quantum Link (Q-Link) that catered to the Commodore 64 (C-64) personal computers, or another provider, CompuServe. And it cost! I paid something like $46 an hour to connect from the somewhat remote Canadian town, […]

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You Betcha Red Rider

As many of you know I don’t do mornings well. I’ve spent my life thinking “outside the box” (or with no box at all!) and so I always saw it as, “The early worm gets taken by the bird!” (more…)

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Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke is the well know science fiction writer who gave us such monumental stories as 2001 A Space Odyssey and Randevous With Rama, and lesser known, though equally important works like The Fountains Of Paradise. Many don’t know that he was actually a formally trained mathematician and scientist as well. (more…)

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To Blab Or Not To Blab

“What the heck is Blab?” a friend asked me the other day when I told him I was on Blab three times a week. Well, Blab is a rather appropriate name for a live-stream video social sharing platform where people sit around projecting their video image and blab. Well, they speak, share, present, and all […]

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How Do You Think The Robot Feels?

While not exactly the kind of robots envisioned by Isaac Asimov when he penned his Three Laws of Robotics, none-the-less robots are among us. They have worked their way into many levels of our society, from office mail delivery to heavy labor, from lab technicians to aircraft flight systems, and they are poised to slip […]

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My Blog is Not Published Yet

  I saw this statement in a facebook group the other day in response to someone asking to see the poster’s blog. They are marketing a product but also made this statement, “My blog is not published yet, so I can’t show you what I’ve done with it.” Beside the fact that this is probably […]

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Hutchinson Kansas SEO, Pardner

  There’s a new gunslinger in town. Just down the road from Dodge City a spell. Out in the South Central town of Hutchinson. Kansas, that is. Not Missouri. It’s Hutchinson Kansas SEO. Right here in Hutch! (more…)

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Person of Interest Invictis Maneo

In a recent episode of the popular television series, Person of Interest, two of the characters utter Latin phrases. Authors and script writers like to have their little jokes and show themselves to be smarter than the average bear. They sometimes use this kind of thing to slip in a coded homage, or a pet […]

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Bored? Really?

Are You Bored? Really?   Bored? Really? Kids often say to their parents, “Mom, Dad, I’m bored. I have nothing to do!” Adults often say, or think, the same thing. If you take a moment to read below you should realize that boredom is the biggest, lamest, excuse ever! (more…)

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