Archive for June, 2012

Technology and the Origin of Life

It’s not every day that you come across something that truly inspires you.  You know those things that really grab you. Those things that make you say WOW that’s really cool.  I had one of those moments recently and it’s cascaded through my life sort of like a steel ball through a pinball machine.  If only we could all feel and put this inspiration to use in our daily lives, and more often.

Leo Villareal Big Bang

Big Bang

Walking through the office, I noticed a new piece of artwork in a coworker’s cube.  A perfect circle it was, thick and somewhat shiny and sparkly.  One side of it had a dark background with a smattering of little multicolored dots about it in what seemed like a random pattern.  If you stared long enough you might detect a pattern to it even if a trick of the mind, trying to place some order in the chaos.  On the other side of this post card was information for an exhibit that was on display at the Nevada Museum of Art.

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Reinventing my blog space and putting more answers at your fingertips

Reading through my previous posts, I realize this place has nothing much to offer folks passing through from the far reaches of the Internet. I’ve neglected my duty to post more content over the past several years primarily because I’ve been focusing on trading hours for dollars. I’ve also been keenly focused on the ratio that we all know as the work-life balance.  I’ve come to this juncture, a place where I’ve been before, and realize that I could be utilizing all this great technology to my (and possibly your) advantage by putting more relevant, useful information here.

It’s a shame really. The net is chock full of information that actually is useful. I should know as I’m an avid (ab)user of the informational component of the Internet. I probably Google at least a dozen times a day for things I’m interested in, from mindless browsing to things that make my life (and job) easier. Through all the browsing and hunting I’ve come to realize that the one thing I might be able to do here is to put useful information at not only my fingertips, but within reach of others as well.

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