Category Archives: Technology

Rogue One: A Story Worth Ending

Recently, I watched Rogue One: A Star Wars Story for the first time.  If you haven’t seen it and care about spoilers, you should just stop reading now, because I’m going to break down the plot for you. It’s certainly … Continue reading

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Luke Cage: Love Your Enemies

By Source, Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=49841821 At this point, I’ve watched the first 11 episodes of Luke Cage.  This is the first Marvel television series (based on the comics) I’ve felt interested enough about to actually sit down and watch, so … Continue reading

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The Limits of Psychology: Artificial Intelligence Edition

Recently on BigThink, Steven Pinker proposed a very interesting explanation for the cases of “alpha males” expressing fear or apprehension about the rise of artificial intelligence.  As someone who is often viewed as an alpha male and has repeatedly expressed … Continue reading

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Fair Questions: Should Apple ban orgasm practice apps?

I learned recently via an article on VICE that there are a variety of smartphone apps for people to use to educate themselves on how to provide a woman with pleasure by stimulating the vagina in various ways.  The only … Continue reading

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The Power of Self-Identification

For a while now, I’ve needed to confess that I have felt strongly and persistently that I was born in the wrong body.  But not as if I were born with the wrong genitalia.   And not as if I … Continue reading

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The Comey Question

Recently, James Comey, the current Director of the FBI, made some comments regarding the now infamous case of FBI v. Apple.  But his comment about how this was the most difficult question he had ever seen in government wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Problem #5,613,160,089.42 with Star Wars

For many years now I have had a bit of a problem with Star Wars that I have remained mostly quiet about, because it doesn’t really impact most people.  The problem I’m referring to isn’t the terrible dialogue in the … Continue reading

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