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Something That Lasts

Something That Lasts

Do you know how hard it is to build something that lasts 100 years? Think about it. Of all the items that you touch or see on a daily basis, how many of them were created more than 100 years ago? Certainly, your iPhone or anything electronic you might own is less than five years […]

The Fish, the Rat and the Cat

The Fish, the Rat and the Cat

Toward the end of last year, our family adopted a stray kitten. This was not a planned event. On the scale of cosmic coincidences, this would certainly qualify as a “fortuitous moment.” Apparently, a poor little kitten escaped from a nearby litter. While this would result in certain doom for most kittens, this one quickly […]

Interview with a Robot

Interview with a Robot

“I still can’t believe those bastards in Philly…” The robot sat across from me, a pained expression etched in his face. His gaze focuses generally on nothing as the events of the past few weeks continue to dominate his thoughts. He raises his eyes up to me, and you can clearly see a spark of […]