Stem cell treatments are moving forward with amazing promise, if you are a dog or a horse. But for us humans, stem cells are caught in the political machine, much like the rest of health care in the USA. Stem cell research has been a tale of two technologies in that it has exited the medical community yet inflamed political forces. On the positive side stem cell … [Read more...] about Stem Cell Research goes to the Dogs
The latest thing with the cyber-generation is…hugging. But some see this as a dangerous trend. WHAT! So why the war on hugs? As the online generation comes of age there has been much speculation about how they will turn out. This is a generation that doesn’t know a world without the Web. They all have cell phones, mastered texting, and created a new form of flirting … [Read more...] about Why the War on Hugs
Something about this video made me laugh! Matthew Fox and Jimmy Kimmel in a staring contest with some lipdubbed Peter Gabriel. Enjoy! … [Read more...] about Staring Contest
If you use social media such as Facebook is it okay to defriend? What about ignoring a friend request? Keep in mind that when you interact on a social networking website you are not interfacing with a machine, but with people with real feelings. So keep in mind that real people with real feeling are attached to those profiles. I am not going to try to be your mama and … [Read more...] about Defending Defriending?
I have been and shall always be a Star Trek fan. There, I said it. And while Trek tech is cool, it’s more about the biology than the technology that makes Star Trek soar. The new Star Trek movie energizes my geek brain with all that cool gadgetry, but the heart of Trek is about relationships. The real power and hope is that we not only see a possible future with technology … [Read more...] about Star Trek and The Biology of Technology