Category: Current Events

  • Impeachment #2

    As we dive back into Impeachment Trial #2, let us all review where we left off last time. During Adam Schiff’s closing arguments he levels this charge at his GOP colleagues. History will not be kind to Donald Trump. If you find that the House has proved its case, and still vote to acquit, your […]

  • Amanda Gorman

    Amanda Gorman

    When day comes we step out of the shade,aflame and unafraidThe new dawn blooms as we free itFor there is always light,if only we’re brave enough to see itIf only we’re brave enough to be it The Hill We Climb

  • Snow in NYC

    Big storm coming thru Wednesday night into Thursday. They’re saying anywhere from 8-10″ in NYC. If only my boots & mittens weren’t in a container somewhere between here and San Francisco. . .

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Scientists at the MIT have created a plane which flies without propellers or jet engines. Electrons are removed from the air in front of the wing and added behind it, the flow of ions over the wing creating lift. It’s basically what powered the TiE (twin ion engines) in Star Wars. A man posing as […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    From Sarah Fuller to the Monolith

  • Nike Japan

    Nike Japan

    Nike’s latest campaign starts a conversation about racism in Japan

  • Machined Art

    The combination of technology and art has fascinates me. But when you add machine learning into the mix, I have yet to see anything other than those freakish nightmare visions spit out by DeepDream a couple years back. ML x ART is a human-curated site showcasing “creative machine learning experiments.” Calling them experiments is more […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Estee Lauder is paying NASA $128K to have them take 10 bottles of its Advanced Night Repair to the International Space Station for a photo shoot. This is, consequently, what they’d pay an Instagram influencer. Seven people in Russia died after drinking hand sanitizer when the regular booze ran out at a party. You can […]

  • Cuomosexual

    Cuomosexual

    I didn’t really appreciate the term until I got here. The briefings, when clipped and shared out of context, seemed just, informational. Now that I’m here, in New York, I understand the side references better. The tone of his briefings fits right in along with the Raymour & Flanigan commercials – it makes more sense. […]

  • NYC Takeout Chinese

    NYC Takeout Chinese

    There’s an unremarkable-looking Chinese joint a block away from where we live on 2nd Avenue. We pass it often on our way somewhere else. When SmartNews kicked in a stipend to encourage us to order in for dinner so we could stay online and monitor things for Election Night, I chose to give the Mee’s […]