Worse Than Death III

Written by  on October 16, 2015

The sunset is approaching.

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Worse Than Death II

Written by  on October 15, 2015

And now, the storm comes.

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Worse Than Death I

Written by  on October 14, 2015

It starts slowly.

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Non-sponsor ATR2100

Written by  on September 21, 2015

Every now and again I’m going to post about a product I like. These are unsolicited and unpaid. Today. I’m going to talk about the ATR2100-USB, which I bought from Amazon for about $50. The prices seem to vary frequently, so it is going to be in the $40-$60 range. Read more…

It all comes back to music…

Written by  on August 29, 2015

I wrote this sometime after November 2001 since it references some lyrics from Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s “Once More with Feeling.” I recently found it, scanned it, and am posting it. I wrote it as a stream, so I haven’t changed the tyops or added paragraphs. It is as it was when I wrote it. You will recognize some lyrics. You will not recognize other lyrics.

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The Bechdel Test

Written by  on August 25, 2015

You may have heard this term in the past, and you may not have—In which case it is something you need to know about. The Bechdel Test is a basic tDykes_to_Watch_Out_For_(Bechdel_test_origin)hree question test to evaluate a work based on how it depicts women. To pass the test a work must:

  1. Feature at least two women
  2. Who speak to each other
  3. Without talking about men (or worse, a specific man).

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Interstellar Travel

Written by  on August 21, 2015

One of the mainstays of nearly all sic-fi si the idea that we will be able to travel outside our Solar System and eventually across the galaxy and perhaps even to other galaxies.

There is a little bit of a problem with that idea, however, and that is just how far away those stars are. Read more…

The Rumor Mill

Written by  on August 19, 2015

We’re three (or maybe four) weeks away from the next Apple event, and it looks like this one is going to combine the new iPhone and iPad announcements into one event. Does this mean Apple is leaving October open for another announcement?

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Pebble Time after two months

Written by  on August 16, 2015

Well, the Pebble Time watch band has recently caused a rash onIMG_0009 my wrist. There’s no blistering, but the rash is a bit tender and I’m not sure I can keep wearing the watch.

As far as I know, I am not allergic to latex, so I don’t know what has caused this.

Humans

Written by  on August 16, 2015

AMC’s Humans is a UK/US production which is a remake of a Swedish series named Real Humans. The series finally is tonight for US viewers, although the show finished up a couple of weeks ago on the UK’s Channel 4.

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