Is 3D Printing the Start of a New Industrial Revolution? The new industrial revolution in 3D is here. It’s called 3D printing. It makes factory owners out of millions and millions of people and possibly put an end to the mass-production and standardization that are the warp and woof of the Industrial Age. Continue reading
Mechanical age versus digital age consciousness
Much of the planet’s present adjustment crisis comes down to this: mechanical age versus digital age consciousness. Following is a synopsis of the differences between these two modes of consciousness. Continue reading
Science Versus Superstition… “300 years ago, in the age of Enlightenment, scientists and philosophers from Galileo to David Hume had the courage to stand up for intellectual principles and for reason. The rational science they pioneered has given us tangible benefits…and it’s not just material progress increased life expectancy.” Continue reading
The Rise of Television – a Brief Timeline Pt. 1
“a vast wasteland”… Newton B. Minnow’s 1961 description of television programming in his report to the U.S. Congress. Continue reading
The Space Age.. a very brief timeline…the great philosopher Immanuel Kant said “Two things never cease to fill me with wonder: the moral law within and the starry sky without.” What follows here is based on the latter part of that statement – our fascination with what lies overhead and the history of our efforts to get there. Continue reading
Too Much Typing On Our Computing Devices…Time for VOIP?
Millions of people all over the planet are full-time typists in the last quarter century.
Mobile computing devices with extremely small keyboards are replacing larger computers at an steadily growing rate. We now have two generations of digital keyboard users that have paid a price for daily computer use. Continue reading
Robot as Hero Offers New Hope For The Immobile and Paralyzed…he’s a father of four, but Brian Shaffer can only dream of what millions of parents take for granted. He’d love to be able to walk his daughter down the aisle when she gets married someday. Or climb into the bleachers to watch his son play football. Continue reading
Critical thinking…the Internet and the Digital Age…bombarded on all sides by words from sources both electronic and traditional, we are well into the Age of Technology. Continue reading