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Google in the Sky

Google in the Sky

“Ah, the peace and quiet of outer space,” sighs Biff as he floats along in Low Earth Orbit. These cleanup missions are probably the favorite part of his job, almost like a vacation. No doubt when others think about getting away, their first thoughts are usually about the ocean or maybe a mountain retreat. But […]

All Hail Our Toaster Overlords

All Hail Our Toaster Overlords

The call came in around 10 o’clock this morning. It was another cardiac case where the pacer became self-aware and stopped accepting inputs. These are never fun. Hopefully, the device would still accept a wireless firmware patch. But I grabbed my other gear — laser scalpel, smart defib and sub-dermal patch kit — just in […]

What I Learned from “The Croods”

What I Learned from “The Croods”

I watched “The Croods” with my daughters this weekend. The movie was a surprisingly good story of a caveman family as they transition to life in the modern world. (Of course, since the movie came from DreamWorks, I shouldn’t have been surprised… has anything they done been bad?) At the beginning of the movie, the […]