Monthly Archives: July 2013

270. King Kong and Big Data

Big data is an enabling tech­nol­ogy. That is, it enables both risks and rewards, accord­ing the skills and judge­ments of those who engage it ( Human beings have never been known to turn down an enabling tech­nol­ogy, regard­less of the … Con­tinue read­ing

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269. Almost the same, almost forever (but not quite)

Noth­ing in nature ever repeats itself. Not quite. No two heart­beats are ever the same. No two orbits of the earth around the sun are ever the same. No two human faces are ever the same, no two trees, or … Con­tinue read­ing

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268. Trouble with the Sock God

Have you noticed? It’s the small gods who always make trou­ble. Take the Sock God. With­out fail, each time I wash clothes, the Sock God sneaks in and steals a sock. Once I tried to beat the bug­ger by buy­ing … Con­tinue read­ing

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267. All hidden truth to bring to light

Art is not a part of things until we make it a part. An artist is some­one with the skill of help­ing oth­ers to see the extra­or­di­nary in the ordi­nary. She finds a sym­phony in nature where oth­ers have heard … Con­tinue read­ing

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