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Science Fiction Fact

Science Fiction Fact

Unquestionably, the fall and winter seasons are my favorite times of the year. The days get shorter. Cool breezes temper outdoor activities. The gentle warmth of a fireplace replaces the scorching heat of the sun. This is the time of year to stay inside and travel within the world of a good book. I’ve always […]

The Smoke Screen of Net Neutrality

The Smoke Screen of Net Neutrality

Technology has historically been a great equalizer, allowing the small and meek to compete against the big and powerful. The Internet with its egalitarian access is probably the most well-known example. A single user on the Internet possesses a stature equal to the largest multi-national corporation. This reality appeals to our sense of equality and […]

You Can’t Fear Being Great

You Can’t Fear Being Great

On October 31, our quest to become a space-faring species experienced a setback as the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashed during a test flight. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but it appears that the spacecraft’s feathering mode was activated while the engines were still operating. The reconfigured vehicle could not withstand the […]