science



galactica space
I know. I know.  The title of this article is rather salacious.  You will soon find that this has very little to do with space or the Stanley Kubrick film. This has been a terrible year for me.  I really feel like this was a throw away disaster of a year […]

2011 a Space Odyssey


frankenstein
The story of Frankenstein has always been one of my favorites.  I love the romanticism and mysticism that surrounds it.  I also love science so it’s really a match made in heaven.  We all probably know the story of Frankenstein, which I won’t go onto here, but as usual I […]

Frankenstein’s Real Father


Burroughs
In the early 1900’s a lowly pencil sharpener salesman named Burroughs took up the mantle of being a writer.  He went on to write some of the greatest science fiction in modern America.  Edgar Rice Burroughs wrote in a style similar to the varied and copious pulp magazines of the […]

Burroughs Deeper




There have been a lot of TV series that crossed over from the movies.  Usually the movies that spawn TV shows are pretty damned good.  In almost ALL cases the TV shows are horrible.  Story lines change or the actors are different (and often terrible) the sets are cheap and the […]

Movies That Died an Agonizing Death on TV


Working in the software industry for the last 10 years means I have had the pleasure of dealing with EVERY level of computer user you can imagine.  I firmly believe that our schools are FAILING our children in one enormous fundamental way.  THEY DO NOT SEEM TO TEACH KIDS ANYTHING […]

Math, Science and COMPUTERS