Obsolescence Through Technology

Cars used to have a useful lifespan of decades. Compare a '38 Ford to a '58 and…


Predicting the Future is Hard

I've been on a bit of a sci-fi novel binge lately (I usually read nonfiction,…


Bad Time to Be a Bus Driver

Not too long ago I mentioned bus drivers in passing in a post about how…


Unauthorized Smartphone Tracking In Public... Again

I'm beginning to feel a bit like a broken record with this, but here goes: a…


Distributed Solar Finally Catching On

... at least among the intelligentsia. From ScienceDaily: It is commonly…