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Thank you Barb! I won’t tell a soul… just a few blogging friends.

Fair open discussion or gender stereotyping? He has a PhD from Harvard in Systems Biology, and quotes generalities from Wikipedia. He says he understands that overall differences between men and women may not apply to differences between individual men and … Continue reading

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Lumières d’étoiles, maison du futur?

“Without followers, evil cannot spread.” – SPOCK, Star Trek ‘And The Children Shall Lead’ “Beam me up Scotty. There’s no intelligent life here.” – SPOCK * Lumières d‘étoiles, maison du futur? In another world kepler-452b? Or perhaps one of the … Continue reading

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Magical smart phone

“Technology can be our best friend, and technology can also be the biggest party pooper of our lives. It interrupts our own story, interrupts our ability to have a thought or a daydream, to imagine something wonderful, because we’re too … Continue reading

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malevolent

“The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that the automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.”  – Bill Gates … Continue reading

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Technology

“Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.”  -Sinclair Lewis “In science as in love, too much concentration on technique can often lead to impotence.” – P.L. … Continue reading

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“image is everything”: literary sensibilites

“All good and true book-lovers practice the pleasing and improving avocation of reading in bed … No book can be appreciated until it has been slept with and dreamed over.” ― Eugene Field, The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac literary … Continue reading

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