Category: Social Concerns

whats next abundance 0

Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think

Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think by Peter H. Diamandis 5 of 5 stars I’ll admit it.  I’m a slightly overdone realist.  I am captivated by the genius ideas behind the rising...

evidence-based design blueprints 0

Stumbling Across Evidence Based Design (EBD)

The Veterans Administration (VA) sometimes pops up in the news where it takes some heat for mis-administration.  Dad is a veteran, but his silent health issues never extended into the VA system’s quagmire.  He...

technology for seniors 1

Implementing Persuasive Incrementally Complex Technology for Seniors

I had you at implementing persuasive technology; didn’t I? Aging has its downside, but there is the total increase in inductive reasoning and verbal ability in opposition to how we lose our desire for...

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Behold The Fowls of The Air

If your family members are suffering the tragic loss via dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss, or early onset alzheimer’s, this story may hit home. Often I’m confused by the selection of specific phrases from books,...

Big Data, Politics and My Favorite Tech School 0

Big Data, Politics and My Favorite Tech School

Georgia Tech [GTRI] wins DARPA $2.7m to advance Big-Data! If you didn’t know–the Internet itself was born out of DARPA (who was Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) within the DoD) when the US gov...

I Vote For Zombies 0

I Vote For Zombies

I saw three of my unconnected Facebook friends post that they cried watching a zombie series show this evening.  Not because of unending negative political posts…not because of Sandy victims…but zombies….me?…I watched a 1975...

“Steer” Clear of the Pig Barn 0

“Steer” Clear of the Pig Barn

Perhaps the fair and farm animal exhibitions/displays should be avoided. Even if you “steer” clear of the animal exhibitions remember that you (or your kids) are eating, riding, and porta-pottying with those who did...

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