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Michael J. Pollard – American Character Actor

Michael J. Pollard died yesterday. He was 80 years old. You may not know Pollard but you would recognize his face. Little known fact, he played the part of Maynard…

The Apple Watch Is Amazing

Introduction I’ve been wearing the Apple Watch Series 4 for a year now and I am happy to report that this device is astoundingly useful. I am not a watch…

The Baby Got Back Wikipedia Edit War of 2010

In 2010 I got involved in an edit war on Wikipedia over the synopsis of the song “Baby Got Back“. I lost that war and the synopsis I fought to…

The Mass Imprisonment of American Women Believed to be Sexually Immoral

For much of the 20th century in America, a little-known but widespread government program locked [women] up without trials simply for having sexually transmitted infections—and then forced them to undergo…

PP Arnold’s Lost Masterpiece “The Turning Tide”

Patricia Ann Cole, known professionally as PP Arnold, is an American soul singer who enjoyed considerable success in the United Kingdom from the 1960s onwards. Raised in the African-American Watts ghetto of Los Angeles,…

How To Run High Use Apps During Off-Peak Hours

Most electricity utilities charge higher rates during “peak” hours, times and/or days of the week during which the public typically uses a lot of energy. If you run energy intensive…

Us vs Them, Manufactured Revenge Porn & Democracy

I follow Fareed Zakaria, the Indian-American journalist, political scientist, and author. He is the host of CNN‘s Fareed Zakaria GPS and writes a weekly column for The Washington Post. I find Zakaria’s reports to be…

Kikagaku Moyo at Fernwood Tavern in Big Sur 3/10/2019

Kikagaku Moyo (Japanese: 幾何学模様 Hepburn: Kikagaku Moyō) are a Japanese psychedelic band from Tokyo. The band’s name translates to “geometric patterns.” A friend invited me to accompany her to the March 10, 2019 show at Fernwood Tavern in…

Santa Cruz Surfer Monument

This is a digitally modified photograph I took of the Surfer Monument that stands near Lighthouse Point on West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz, California. The monument is an 18…

Big Lyapunov Exponent Bug

Fractal visually depicting the Lyapunov exponents of an iterated map of the plane. Generated with a fractal software laboratory written by Dr. Ronald Joe Record. I find it interesting that,…

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