The Future of Technology: 4 Exciting Trends on the Horizon

What will the future of technology bring? What will our children's world look like? Here are a few technologies already on their way.

Recently a friend posed an interesting question on my Facebook feed: what will the future of technology look like? This morning I woke up from a dream about an alien invasion. In my dream, we knew the invasion was coming because the aliens had warned us–we even knew the date it would happen. But being … Read more The Future of Technology: 4 Exciting Trends on the Horizon

The Fault in Our Stars, Or, The (Non-) Meaning of Oblivion

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves” William Shakespeare, “Julius Caesar” Recently I’ve been hearing about The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. The title intrigued me and the trailer for the upcoming movie adaptation even more so. And so it was that, armed with a Barnes and Noble gift card … Read more The Fault in Our Stars, Or, The (Non-) Meaning of Oblivion

Book Review: Mistborn Trilogy

As a friend (hi, Amy!) so astutely observed Wednesday, I have not blogged at all this month. I may or may not have a valid excuse. On June 20, Jordan left for Canada for a reverse-engineering conference. I was originally supposed to go with him, but funny things happened with employer budgets and plans, and … Read more Book Review: Mistborn Trilogy

Minority Report

Recently people at work have been talking about the movie Minority Report in reference to this story. In a nutshell, Nordstrom is using your phone’s attempts to connect to WiFi access points in order to pinpoint which departments you’re spending time in–rather like the personalized ads that bombard the inhabitants of the Minority Report world. … Read more Minority Report