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To Multitask or Not to Multitask…Is That Really the Question?

Google the word “multitasking” or the phrase “continual partial awareness” and you have instantly waded into the debate about whether those who claim to be great multitaskers – able to juggle two or more tasks at once – are getting … Continue reading

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What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been

I got my first cell phone in 1991 when I went to work for Northwest Airlines. It was about the size of a half-thick brick with a semi-flexible antenna that doubled its length. It was also about half brick weight … Continue reading

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What’s Changed…And What Hasn’t

Anyone who’s checked out my Tweets, Facebook or LinkedIn feeds knows that I was both dumbfounded and disappointed by the election results. I still don’t have a definitive answer as to why so many of my fellow citizens saw the … Continue reading

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Where’s My Jetpack?

And my flying car?  How about strong artificial intelligence and our home atomic pile?  Meals in a pill? Robots? And don’t even get me started about faster-than-light travel or commercialized space travel across the solar system. The fact is that … Continue reading

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“Thank you, Chief Justice Roberts”

Come January 20, 2013 I expect Barack Obama to be sworn in for his second term. After Chief Justice Roberts administers the oath of office, it’s likely he and the President will shake hands. At that moment, I expect the … Continue reading

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“Who’s Your Daddy Now?”

I don’t know why but ever since I saw Mr. & Mrs. Smith, I’ve loved that line. Other great lines from movies: “No matter where you go, there you are.” – Buckaroo Banzai “Badges? We ain’t got no badges! We … Continue reading

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