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.
Our lives are full of Kodak moments, even now. The New York Times estimates there will be 1.3 trillion photos taken this year. Granted, the signal:noise ratio is low. A vast majority of […]