The looming tragedy of AQR

The looming tragedy of AQR

About an hour before I sat down tonight, I had a whole Ferguson-related column planned out that was going to be, hopefully, better than the last one I did. The catalyst: protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, are now using the chant “Hands up! Don’t shoot!” as their rallying cry. Depressingly, infuriatingly and predictably, there are now […]

Technology Can’t Solve This

Technology Can’t Solve This

Over the past couple of months, I’ve been working on a concept for a science fiction story. It’s set in the standard sci-fi universe. You know, the typical long-time-ago-in-a-galaxy-far-far-away kind of place. The story is coming together well, but I’m not sure how to resolve all the conflicts. This column seems like a great place […]

That Ugly, Green-Eyed Monster

That Ugly, Green-Eyed Monster

My wife and I were recently enjoying a night out with a couple that are great friends of ours. We really enjoy our time with them… most of the time. You see, they are a really jealous couple. Extremely jealous! We could be having a wonderful night out, but when the admiring eye of another […]