Sylvia Plath – Fever 103 Throw the first stone. I will endure it. I am purified by fire. -Poetry for engineers summarizes poems with attention to style and usage.
E.E. Cummings – anyone lived in a pretty how town Ask why, (not how) as children do, There’s room (for two) in your canoe. -Poetry for engineers summarizes poems with […]
William Shakespeare – Sonnet 116 “No love but unconditional is love.” – Poetry for engineers synopsizes famous poems with attention to the poet’s style and usage.
Last night we attended the world premiere of Sentences, Nico Muhly’s homage to Alan Turing, composed as a performance by counter-tenor Iestyn Davies. It was a lovely performance, consisting of seven sections, […]
Some iMacs are now apparently “Assembled in USA.” The Tech Curmudgeon doesn’t think that phrase means what you think it means….
I have been known to say that William Gibson is arguably the most important author of the past 30 years. That’s a mouthful of an assertion, especially since we’re talking about a […]
Unless you’ve been off-world for a few years, it’s not news that electronic media technologies are exerting a dramatic impact on our political sphere. However, being generally aware of the fact and […]
Watch the two TED talks below. The question, which represents 100% of your final grade, follows. First, Nick Hanauer in 2012.
by Michael Smith It’s no secret that the video games industry likes to compare its successes to those of the film industry. For several years now, game sales have surpassed the box […]
The uncanny valley is a hypothesis in the field of robotic and 3D computer animation, which holds that when human replicas look and act almost, but not perfectly, like actual human beings, […]