On second thought, Apple may indeed be changing the world…..

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes But not the ways it intends. I came across this post on FB the other day: The New Television: How the iPad Changes Everything by Kevin Wheeler on April 27, 2010 In it he talks about how “The iPad is … Continue reading

Ahhhhh! NOW I get it. The Tea Party Folks, that is.

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute New University of Washington survey explores attitudes of tea party supporters http://www.physorg.com/news189959097.html I think I finally get it. We Canadians can be very dense about such things…. Whenever I hear from someone who is AGAINST universal health care, the question … Continue reading

AVATAR could have had a MUCH better ending.

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t seen the movie yet and don’t already know how it goes (and can’t guess) then DON’T read this post. I won’t tell you exactly how it ends, but guessing will be child’s play after reading … Continue reading

Another nail in the coffin….and another step away from being natural.

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Many people seem to believe that every natural place should be available for recreation, and that all other uses should defer to them. People who try to raise animals ethically and naturally repeatedly come under fire, but I don’t see all of North America going vegan any time soon, so eventually, the ONLY way left to raise animals for meat will be through factory farms.

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…a short and miserable life…

Approximate Reading Time: 13 minutes My husband and I had dinner with a friend last night whom we both like and respect a great deal. We talked about many things, among them our attitudes about the human use of animals. My friend is a vegan, and we’re not.

I struggle with the moral issues involved and so I continued to think about this after dropping our friend off at his hotel. I try very hard to be logical and reasonable in my arguments. I suspect I may have not succeeded entirely on this one. But neither did my friend.

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And Still There’s Trouble in River City… sort of.

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s the same old same old – human cry from those that have because they fear they might have to share. A Well-written article worth the time to read. 100 years of Big Content fearing technology—in its own words For … Continue reading

All Videogames, All the Time?

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Now, I’m a big fan of Serious Games, but I’m also quite sure that this is one of those cases where more is not necessarily better. What is important is balance. I suppose it may be difficult to make sure … Continue reading

Either fish or cut bait.

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes I don’t usually talk about political stuff online, but I am starting to get really tired of the American “Health Care Debate”. Much of the rhetoric is, to be honest, ridiculous, and does little more than show the rest of … Continue reading