If someone were to ask me for my definition of the “perfect” job, it would be an occupation where (in no particular order): I enjoy the work that I do. I would be well-paid (subjective, I know) for the work that I do, and… I get the opportunity to help people. Jobs like these don’t [...]
Tonight’s “60 Minutes” had a repeat piece titled “Mind Reading” on the development of a budding technology referred to as ‘Thought Identification’ or in laymen’s terms – ‘Mind Reading’ – and it’s a technology that seems to work with a fair degree of accuracy. As Lesley Stahl asks: “How often have you wondered what your [...]
When it comes to “getting away”, sometimes my travels are superficial (like when I just want to follow a band that’s performing within four hours of me). Other times, they’re much more in-depth (like when I take that two week getaway to that new vacation spot and don’t want to miss ANYTHING). In the past, [...]
For a while now, flying hasn’t been that much fun. Airlines cutting costs (say “goodbye” to complimentary peanuts) and security checkpoints adding on time make personal airline travel feel like an ordeal, and business travel feel even more like a necessary “evil”. But for the business travelers amongst you, there’s one small piece of good [...]
In my dreams, after a long day of completing triathlons, coming in first at poker tournaments and winning Pulitzer prizes, I would sit down in my massaging, comfy chair at my home in New Jersey and sip iced tea while watching streaming internet-hosted web content on my large screen television or perhaps listen to a [...]
Tonight’s “60 Minutes” had a piece on the resurgence of interest in a field of Energy Physics known as ‘Cold Fusion’. As the description for the piece from “60 Minutes’” website reads: COLD FUSION IS HOT AGAIN: Presented in 1989 as a revolutionary new source of energy, cold fusion was quickly dismissed as junk science. [...]
So this past Friday I was watching an episode of Numb3rs, a fictional FBI drama about an FBI team lead by Agent Don Epps which uses the services of Don’s brother, Charlie (who is a university Mathematics professor) to solve crimes. Although the episode titled “Animal Rites”, which centered around the death of Charlie’s college [...]
So this past week was the last episode of the American remake of “Life on Mars“, a great show about Sam Tyler, a 21st police detective transplanted back to 1973. The show, besides being part sci-fi/part police drama, was also quite capable of being tongue-in-cheek.