Monthly Archives: July 2018

Friday Futurecast: Human Labor, part 2

Last week, I talked about the machines taking over and humans being paid to keep out of business. This week is the other side of that coin. I’m talking microbusiness. Each business in a community supports that community. No more … Continue reading

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Heading out

I’m never sure if preparing for a vacation or returning from a vacation, makes work seem like so much work. There is the anticipation of the vacation when I am master of my time. And let’s not rule out sleep. … Continue reading

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Pooling together

Last monday, there was a storm. And dust and leaves filled my pool. On Tuesday, I was outside at 4am vacuuming and backwashing and emptying the pump basket. On Wednesday, another storm blew in. Lots of rain (yay!) and leaves … Continue reading

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Friday Futurecast: Human Labor (part 1)

Technology usually makes our life easier and more efficient. But there’s no doubt that it is also taking human jobs. Let’s face it when the only thing that matters is the bottom line-a robotic system that can work 24/7/365, that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Ugh

The monsoons are here and yesterday, we actually got rain. Lots of rain. It was wonderful. Yes, I went outside in it. Yes, I splashed in a few puddles. And yes, I grumbled about the humidity when it was over. … Continue reading

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The End is Just the Beginning

No, I didn’t make up that headline. I stole it wholeheartedly from the Mummy with Rachel Weisz and Brendon Fraser. I still love the movie, but it doesn’t just apply to ancient Egyptian mummies. It also works on writers. This … Continue reading

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Friday Futurecast: The Immersive Experience

Back in the day, the VR (virtual reality) experience was the up and coming thing. Through a pair of glasses, the wearer could become part of the game being played. This later evolved into real-life experiences where the viewer could … Continue reading

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