Monthly Archives: May 2004

Flakey theological speculations

Let’s suppose there is an afterlife. I don’t believe there is one, but let’s just suppose there is. Why do most people automatically assume this means something? What if we die and and are reborn into a world that is … Continue reading

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Accessible since 1998

It’s gratifying to see web designers getting organized about accessibility–gives me a sense of vindication. I discovered accessible web design when a friend hired me to do the Microsoft Accessibility Site back in 1997. In 1998, I discovered the work … Continue reading

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Great Progress in Dentistry

From research to therapy in four years! That’s what I call progress comrades! I mentioned some research a few years back about growing teeth from stem cells well now there’s a private company in the UK that’s trying to develop … Continue reading

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Transhumanism on the Left

I was never really happy with the politics of some of the prominent people in transhumanism (In short, I am not a Libertarian.), but now there appears to be a new ideological stripe emerging in the movement thanks, in part, … Continue reading

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Comments on my district caucus

Yesterday I spent 9 hours in a crowded, hot, school gymnasium for my district’s Democratic Party Caucus. It was very rewarding, inspiring and pleasantly exhausting and, it renewed my faith in the system. The turn out was enormous–nearly three times … Continue reading

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