…And the men and women who worshiped at the feet of their false idol became dismayed at his crushing defeat. First, they attempted to stop the actual “vote counting”, then they strove to “undo” he actual votes that were counted.

Failing all that, they hired the “best and brightest” (Rudi…

Like us, the artist experiences. But it is the artist who takes “experiencing” and transforms it —an act of alchemy— into artifacts to transform living. Art lets us see with new eyes and opens a doorway where there was none.

One artist gives structure to our surroundings and turns a…

A year ago we lived in suburban Reston, VA, in a house located against some woods . I’d spent much effort there gardening, building stone garden stone steps, and planting trees where others had fallen. I took an impossible grass slope that made for several good slips and terraced it…

“Disinformation” is related to “misinformation”, but while both refer to false or misleading information, disinformation is deliberately spread to deceive. The word is adopted from the Russian “dezinformatsiya”, the title of the KGB department for propaganda. A few initial observations:

· The Internet makes it easier to spread disinformation, both…

Within the lifetime of today’s oldest humans, more change has happened than ever before. Consider these three trends:

· Rate of Change The rate of innovation, discovery and change to society and our world gives rise to more “knowledge potential” than in earlier times;

· Information “Overload” Too much information…

500 Words, or Less

Because words have clear definitions, we can learn what it means to “lie”. If we know something is true, we are empowered to recognize when we are being lied to. If we don’t, we make ourselves vulnerable to being taken advantage of and being misled. Being taken advantage of does…

Vic Winkler

Developer, Management Tyrant, Author of "Securing the Cloud", Startup bug, Friend to Animals, …

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