Five years ago the traveling Da Vinci’s Machines Exhibition visited Denver. During his time, the technology didn’t exist to actually build many of his inventions, but it does today, and this show […]
The best photo of a total eclipse you’ve ever seen doesn’t tell 1% of the story. The only way to communicate the reality is through digital processing technology. How very postmodern. August […]
As I listened, I could see a solar-sail space ship, passing close to the sun. The crew of the yacht are standing quietly. Scarcely moving. Waiting…
Acting locally, but perhaps not thinking enough globally… I attended the Resilience Conference in Stockholm this past week. Just what is that, you may wonder. Well, it’s put on by the Stockholm […]
Once Google asked to interview me and I said no. Given high tech’s problem with sexism, my answer today would be “Hell no.”
Google’s not responsible for firing James Damore for writing a 10-page sexist rant. James Damore is.
In this Climate Science for Everyone article I describe correlation, causation, and two important relationships between them: correlation does not prove causation, but a lack of correlation doesn’t disprove causation either.
America is a great idea, but it’s hard to love these days. At some point tonight millions and millions of us will find ourselves sitting in a stadium or a park or […]
Arguing that something happening one way in the past means it can only happen that way is an illogical appeal to history.
Scientists measure the Earth’s temperature three ways – stationary surface thermometers, satellite-based microwave detectors, and balloon-carried thermometers.