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 just as confusing and meaningless and trivial as this one? What if we are reborn [...]
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 of Zeldman and the WaSP. At that point, browser support for W3C standards was poor, [...]
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 therapy based on these techniques. Today teeth, tomorrow livers, hearts, lungs, eyes, tendons, etc. Oh [...]
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, to James Hughes. I guess the only problem I have with Democratic Transhumanism is that [...]
Yesterday I spent 9 hours in a crowded, hot, school gymnasium for my district’s Democratic Party Caucus. It was very rewarding, inspiring and pleasently exhausting and, it renewed my faith in the system.