Personal Narratives, Tribalism, and Robots

I recently read a book recommended to me by one of my beta readers, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by historian Yuval Noah Harari. The topic is quite large, and to be honest, I Continue reading Personal Narratives, Tribalism, and Robots

Noise

An author on Twitter once asked the other authors what they found challenging to them. For me at the time, it was how to convey silence in my stories. Silence has value. It’s easier to Continue reading Noise

Happy New Year! I’m going to talk about déjà vu.

Take a deep breath. I’ll join in. There are far too many thoughts running through our heads right now, I know, and on top of everything, today’s Georgia’s election run-off. Man oh man. There’s so Continue reading Happy New Year! I’m going to talk about déjà vu.

The Futurist

Since childhood, I’ve been imagining the future. Maybe it’s a compulsion or a personality quirk. I actually have to make a point sometimes of focusing on the present. I’m older now and have more experiences Continue reading The Futurist

The 2nd Law of Thermodynamics: Higher Order for Greater Entropy? Life to Intelligent Life, & Beyond

This is an open invitation to ignore the insanity we live in for a minute. One happy minute. “First Support for a Physics Theory of Life” by Natalie Wolchover is a fascinating article. I was Continue reading The 2nd Law of Thermodynamics: Higher Order for Greater Entropy? Life to Intelligent Life, & Beyond

A Time to Listen

The plan was to write something positive this time, or even a sort of neutral post, maybe about what I’ve been enjoying in some of the books I’ve been reading lately. Seemed like we could Continue reading A Time to Listen

Unseemly

“I’m fucking pissed off at the world” is not a proper post. Again, I’m struggling with what to say. Not because I have nothing to talk about—obviously, we have plenty going on. As it likely Continue reading Unseemly

I’m fine. Are you fine?

At present, my loved ones are safe and sound. We’re stocked up. Still, like many of us, I’ve had a difficult time settling on what to say in the midst of all this. I’ve spoken Continue reading I’m fine. Are you fine?

Goodbye and Hello: Happy New Year!

My work requires my undivided attention right now, but I still wanted to say something, so here goes: Goodbye yesteryear selves! Hello new us! Do you ever think about self-driven evolution? I used to call Continue reading Goodbye and Hello: Happy New Year!

Man oh Man: the Impact of Ari Aster’s Midsommar

I feel comfortable saying this: I get what Ari Aster has done and what he was trying to do with Hereditary and especially his new horror film Midsommar. It amazes me that there are people Continue reading Man oh Man: the Impact of Ari Aster’s Midsommar