Dear Diary, It was sometime in 1985 or 86, I’m not sure which, when I found myself in a Radio Shack store looking at a Tandy computer. I was a computer science (EMACS – Engineering Math and Computer Science) major at the University of Louisville, and I was jonesing for a “real computer” as an…Read more
Will Code for Food
So here we are at the end of 2022, and I think I’ve finally come to terms with the fact that I can’t do everything that I think myself capable of, and find so interesting that I just have to do them. I really personify the idea of one’s reach exceeding their grasp and I’m…Read more
What does science tell us?
So often I see the phrase “According to science…”, or “Science tells us that…”, followed by a context that leads me to believe the author really doesn’t know what science is. Science is poorly taught in most public schools, poorly understood by most policy makers, vilified by some religious groups, and most certainly misrepresented by…Read more