Ok so it hasn’t been weekly. More like annual geekery. I’m hoping this time it will stick.
SOPA/PIPA vs Scientific Debate
Want another reason to hate SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act)? Check out Los-Alamos National Laboratories post-doc researcher Michael Ham’s article about how they can be used to kill scientific [...]
For the last several weeks, I have been working with some very talented folks (and most excellent friends) at making the SGU 24-Hour Show a reality. It’s your escape to reality! I am helping run the event, along with Mike Lacelle, Doug Sobon, Cortney Bergin, Mikey Grenier, and of course the Rogues of the SGU, [...]
Consider this a Wednesday roundup of the most awesome variety. Open Pandora’s box, pluck the fruit from the Tree of Knowledge, and watch what we are doing with Promethean fires.
For the first time in history, scientists have managed to create a working engine from a single molecule. Our Industrial Revolution audacity has [...]
Technology. To use my own definition it’s the use of the findings of science to create tools that serves a purpose. It could solve a problem, make a task easier or allow us to do something that we couldn’t do before. Technology can be simple and elegant like the wheel or complex and fierce [...]
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of hanging with good friends, railing against the sham that is American politics, planning the next awesome SGU creative project, and discussing nanotechnology.
Among my literary interests, I am a science-fiction author, and out of the SGU family, Bob Novella and I enjoy lengthy discussions on futurism. I’ve [...]