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Computing 2017, Computers 2017

Computer Aided versus Computer Addled

Are you computer aided or are you computer addled, that is the question. Is your smartphone, laptop or PC actually helping make your life better or are those things, in some way, helping to deteriorate a variety of your abilities? Or, perhaps, you are being helped and hurt at the same time.

Before we continue, it might be good to think of technology like medicine. Used in the right amount, the right dosage, it can work to make us better. However, too much medicine often proves to be poisonous and it can hurt us and even kill us.

Can you go a day without using some form of computer – this includes your smartphone?

When traveling somewhere by car, can you navigate using a map or do you need GPS?

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Seeker’s Path, a Poem

A wondrous circle An endless cycle This thing called life Goes round Call out, perhaps to yourself Perhaps to the eagle soaring on high Call out and ask It is natural to question why A flower,

Ronda Rousey Should Go WWE if Finished in UFC

After last night's loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207, many are wondering what the future holds for UFC star Ronda Rousey. Some believe her mixed martial arts

Language Preference in Childhood

Learning a language involves selection and de-skilling. We think that we are teaching our children to speak when we repeat phrases to them slowly, when we withhold a

Vote No to Trump: The Trump Candidacy, A Cure Worse Than the Disease

America is facing significant challenges. The nation is saddled with enormous debt. The recovery from the 2008 financial crisis has been slow. The political system in Washington has

Our Mind, Our Matter, a Poem

Out there in the cosmos we think the answer lies. But the answer is inside of us, while we look onward to the sky. Self-examination is tough; it

October 8, International Galleon Day

Try to imagine a heavily-sailed wooden ship, four decks high, carrying 100 cannons, and weighing 250 tons when fully loaded. That describes the “floating castles” that carried one-third

Suma y resta de energía

Una simple pregunta que debe hacerse en el camino a la felicidad es: "¿Lo qué estoy haciendo me suma o me resta energía?" Al principio, esto puede parecer

Applying the Cosmovision of Nahuatl to the Problem of Textile Waste

Throw-away clothing used to refer to special biodegradable garments. Not these days. I was just listening to a radio program highlighting the toxic effects of throw-away clothing, referring

Ode to Lanny Poffo

Leaping Lanny you’re quite a guy You wrestle and write poetry My oh my It’s not the typical combination we see But you decided to let your mind be free You entertained us,

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