Posts Categorized: science

Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fiber (not enough) appear to Continue Reading…

That sort of doubt demands proactive involvement…. we cannot allow another “accident” that further degrades our judicial system. There have been 273 post incarceration DNA exonerations: http://www.innocenceproject.org/know/, so it seems prudent, rational, objective, and forward thinking to have the flexibility enough to alter our flawed trajectories before they become ingrained and mechanistic. We need to have the leadership and objective humilty to recognize the past actions do not need to influence our current course. We have every opportunity to take control, recognize mistakes, and revisit Troy Davis’ case with strength and respect for the judicial system as it can be, versus what it may become.

One of my favorite lines in history was a response to the Economist article in the letters section of the magazine. That organic is ridiculous, and “something as prosaic as buying an apple denotes your social class and education level”. Pro-Organic people were so dogmatic. Oh well… they’ll brush it off and not learn any lessons. That’s what liberals always do.

Culled from the web / not my words. All I want to know is what happens when facial recognition software is ubiquitous and automatic?  For those very many of you with something to hide…. you might Continue Reading…

For a friend… I need to develop my stance on privacy a little more.  I think that my stance is that it is vital to address what it is, it’s nature, and how it is part of something much bigger and more Continue Reading…