2016 Powerball Winner in CT from Lehigh Acres, FL died in ’08. Are fabricated identities being created as a result of / via Pervasive Computing?

Pervasive Computing, also known as Ubiquitous computing (or “ubicomp”) is “a concept in software engineering and computer science where computing is made to appear anytime and everywhere. In contrast to desktop computing, ubiquitous computing can occur using any device, in any location, and in any format.” Articles have addressed “the dark side of pervasive computing”- […]

The Human Capability and Tendency to Adjust.

Over enough time, introduced in a gradual enough manner, human beings can get used to nearly anything.  The only thing forcing me to use the word ‘nearly’ is is that there are some instinctual horrors that I know a mother could not allow no matter how much conditioning took place. No matter how socially acceptable […]

Trevor Noah makes Donald Trump / Biff Tannen comparison

One has to admit, the similarities are amusing, if not startling. Did the writers of BTTF know that Trump would end up running for President, and subsequently be elected as US President?  Recently, someone posted a commental on a YouTube video citing Biff Tannen’s name came from an (un)likely inspiration: a combination of Hiram Abiff, […]