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2017 Predictions: The Rise of the Robots

“The Three Laws of Robotics:1: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm;2: A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would … Continue reading

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Complaint Corner: Why do I have to Pay for Music?

From the Austin Music People page on Facebook: Someone complained about an experience they had at an Austin music venue last night, and the club owner responded this morning. Hello [Owner], I was here on Saturday night, and we specifically … Continue reading

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Revolution

Taken from a conversation on the senseless killings by the police of black people and the coming revolution … Tess: So Stanley, what’s next? I wasn’t around for the 60s but what is the final catalyst for a complete and … Continue reading

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Live Long and Prosper

Goodbye Mr. Spock, aka Leonard Nimoy. The New York Times sez, Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr. Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of the Starship Enterprise in the television and … Continue reading

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Seattle Times: At 92, area’s last typewriter repairman loves his Selectrics

This was such a cool article I just had to share. The area’s last typewriter repairman is 92 and he’ll tell you all kinds of stories. Bob Montgomery has the time for stories because he’s not that busy these days. … Continue reading

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US’s Greatest Crisis Today

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Trickle Up Economics

hgus ~ It’s not about the economy, stupid Companies are so efficient at maximizing shareholder value and profits that if we mandated 30 days vacation, we would increase the demand for labor by more than 10%. This would wipe out … Continue reading

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