USPTO 0 : Bb 1

When you read this, what products come to mind? A system and methods for implementing education online by providing institutions with the means for allowing the creation of courses to be taken by students online, the courses including assignments, announcements, course materials, chat and whiteboard facilities, and the like, all of which are available to… Continue reading USPTO 0 : Bb 1

Circle of Friends

Americans’ circle of friends is shrinking, new study shows | Science Blog: Americans’ circle of close confidants has shrunk dramatically in the past two decades and the number of people who say they have no one with whom to discuss important matters has more than doubled, according to a new study by sociologists at Duke… Continue reading Circle of Friends

Fear != Lies

Guys… A guy like me in with security people giving me ugly looks isn’t scared because I am a terrorist or a criminal. I am terrified because I know I was singled out because of my skin color. I know no matter what I say that the people who singled me out can’t tell the… Continue reading Fear != Lies

Creating Gravity

Brian Greene mentioned this might be only a few years away in Fabric of the Cosmos. Assuming others validate this is true, this is a great step forward for String Theory. Researchers create gravity in lab experiment | Science Blog Scientists funded by the European Space Agency have measured the gravitational equivalent of a magnetic… Continue reading Creating Gravity

Frying Astronauts One Chromosone At a Time

A few conspiracy theorists who claim we never actually went to the Moon mention the inability of the space suits and craft of the time to hold out the cosmic radiation. Do they have enough time to gauge whether a human could survive a trip to Mars and back? Considering Mars no longer has a… Continue reading Frying Astronauts One Chromosone At a Time

Machines Better Programmers than Humans

… Computers now create programs that solve complex problems better than programs designed by people…. Grasemann and Miikkulainen applied genetic algorithms to solve the fingerprint compression puzzle in work supported by the National Science Foundation’s Computer and Information Science and Engineering directorate. They provided their computer with the basic programming instructions needed to compress graphic… Continue reading Machines Better Programmers than Humans

Solution to Social Security

Obesity here in the US is exploding. Fat kids are likely to be fat adults. Fat adults die younger. This will shorten the average life expectancy for US adults by potentially up to 2-5 years. Let’s celebrate this solution with some ice cream!!!!! Do your part to help Social Security. Eat a big steak and… Continue reading Solution to Social Security