Underestimating Gaia

With the gutting of the EPA and the reversal of attempts to protect the environment, the White House pretty much just gave the entire world the middle finger when it comes to going green.  At this point, it is not so much a surprise. We all saw it coming. Looking at all the ammunition fired…

In the wake of 11/9/2016

Nearer to home… I find it upsetting that I am now concerned over racism directed at my kids in their school. This is despite living in California where the voters are primarily supportive of Hillary and as such should (hopefully) be relatively insulated from the wave of racism sweeping across this country. They are still…

On Space Colonization and being Human

With all the talk and efforts behind going to Mars to build a colony, I can’t help but think about how we are going to do it and what will happen to people when we do. I love science fiction that touches on the subject, I also love the imaginary technologies behind those stories. As…

The Next Generation of Gamers

We gamers are evolving rapidly. The change from a social stigma at the dawn of gaming to the common acceptance brought about by the onset of mobile gaming had also changed the gamer stereotype. In this time and day, male or female, bespectacled or not, just about anyone on the street can be a gamer….

Introspective: Alternate Worlds

  I have always been fascinated by the premise of “Alternative Worlds”. I loved “Stargate SG-1”. I also love the many anime titles that cover the subject, especially those that give a fresh perspective. If I remember correctly, my first contact with this subject was the anime “El Hazard”. It was a blast, being a…