Gimbling in the Wabe – I Have a Son

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I have a son.  He’s 26, works the late shift in the medical pharmacy at the University hospital.  Sometimes at night, instead of taking public transit home, he runs from work to his apartment near downtown – a couple of miles.  His apartment is not in the best part of town, but he likes living [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Filters

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In Linda Nagata’s excellent real world sci-fi thriller, The Red: First Light, the main characters struggle to grasp the concept of an external agent, in the form of an autonomous digital program, which is working to engineer the distribution of information through the Cloud (the network of servers that stores and shares digital information).  This [….]