Category Archives: Science and Technology

Take the high ground and be a Space Optimist

You’ve seen the headlines and people remark, NASA is closing down or spaceflight is over. While the space shuttle program has ended, there are still rockets being launched by NASA, just not manned ones for now. Yes, NASA has significant … Continue reading

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China’s Lunar Waxing and U.S. Lunar Waning – Troubling Times for U.S. Space Leadership

Since the 1970‘s China has worked steadily on developing its own space program. Currently, China is still behind the U.S. in terms of space technology. However with its ability to create and implement plans, China could be poised to eventually … Continue reading

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I’m Friends with FRED

A few hours ago, I spoke @ FRED hosted by Steve Glenn of Living Homes. What a wonderful way to end a Wednesday. I am grateful that I had the opportunity to share my love of space. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Former G.E. Chairman on Free Markets and Private Space Enterprise

After watching the last scheduled launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery earlier today, I thought it would be good to post a piece on the role of government and private industry for space related efforts. The shuttle is in its … Continue reading

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Inside an improviser’s Brain and the Wright Architecture in L.A.

Charles Limb: Your brain on improv by Dr. Charles Limb  Hollyhock House (Los Angeles), designed by Frank Lloyd Wright http://gocalifornia.about.com/cs/losangeles/a/flw_la_2.htm

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Making youself More Valuable

My friend Alex Lightman, is one of the most productive posters I know who uses Facebook daily to inform his network, friends, and change the world.  He recently posted a list of books on ways to make oneself more valuable … Continue reading

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Antikythera Mechanism – World’s Oldest Scientific Calculator

Lately, I hear more about Greece’s financial woes. It’s easy to forget that Greece was at one point one of the most advanced civilizations in the world. Check out this remake of the Antikythera Mechanism built out of legos. The … Continue reading

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Creative/ Practical/ Reflective/ Social – Hacking My Day

Recently, I took stock of how I felt over the course of a day and evening writing down how I felt. To make it easy, I used 4 categories. Taking inventory is giving me better insight on how to best … Continue reading

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The Future Engine: How Science Fiction Catalyzes Technology and Transforms Society

The Future Engine: How Science Fiction Catalyzes Technology and Transforms Society   Insightful talk by author and futurist, Alex Lightman. I absolutely love the way this person thinks.    

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Machine Project: Los Angeles Based Arts & Educational Center

Machine Project, a Los Angeles Center for arts, education (featuring a variety of Do it Yourself technology. Open Source Satellite Project, presented by Song Hojun at the Machine Project in April, 2010. Related Links Song Hojun on VIMEO. Free Do … Continue reading

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