This President has gone all Goodspaceguy on us, he has reached the final frontier. Mr. Trump now boldly leads us to a place where no man has gone before, a sixth branch of the military to “dominate space”. Our President it is said, does not read, but apparently watches a lot of TV. Perhaps he … More President Trump’s Space Force; Boldly Go
We chose to go to the moon. We did so because we had faith in our leadership, our will, and our abilities. And we won. A clean win, no critical review, just plain victory. We beat the Russians there because we were better. We should remember that time.
In the movie 2001 A Space Odyssey a computer takes over a spacecraft and tries to slay the astronauts so they would not, due to the human inherent proclivity to err, jeopardize the mission. His name was Hal 2000. Overnight, without my permission the very large software company across the lake installed Windows 10 on … More Open the Pod Bay Doors Hal
“We had better get dinner started” June says to daughters Penny and Judy as the men load up their ray guns to go fight some aliens the robot has identified are approaching. I am not making this up, I actually heard this. After all they are Lost in Space, and someone has to do the cooking. … More The Space Family Robinson
Oh to be in space. The music there reflects the best in humanity. Consider the title track to Star Trek, which boldly transports us to a place where we travel faster than the speed of light, projects wonders to behold at every turn, and in conflict we are at once resolute yet hold true to … More Space Music For All Humanity
Google Star Trek and a whole world, or should I say worlds, open up. I had no idea one could sign up to be a Klingon, a member of the Borg Collective, or a member of the Federation and be assigned an e mail address that marks the earthling for ever as something else. There … More Be Your Own Klingon
It’s Presidents Day. Let talk about governance, in particular bad governance. You know it when you see it. We have a massive hole on the waterfront in Seattle where a tunnel should be because we presumed there wasn’t any obstructions in the way when we started digging. No one seems to know why pipes left … More Leaving Jar Jar Binks in Control