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Fractal Radio| Episode 11 – Tim Berners-Lee, Solid, and the Future of the Internet

  I review and discuss an article in Vanity Fair about internet luminary Tim Berners-Lee. Who according to livescience.com is responsible for HTML and as far as I understand, the general outline and process of WWW as we know it. He has always favored…

Saturday Morning Musings – Is ‘Pitch Culture’ gonna improve Novels?

Saturdays often find me gathering strength for the coming week.  They are often as productive as any other day but their charm lies in that they don’t have to be. So I sit here giving my eyes a rest, nearly blind without my contacts,…

The Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 6.5 – Malfeasance

Stealth had failed Dr. Cook. There is as much corruption in Brazil as anywhere and there are plenty of travel restrictions even for esteemed scientists. He had wanted to circumvent these. Some of the limits on passage were absolutely ludicrous and had more to…

Fractal Radio | Episode 10 – World Wide Problem Domain

I stall for time! In the coming days, I will post a fairly in-depth analysis of internet issues and the recent Vanity Fair Article about Tim Berners-Lee and his new project called ‘SOLID.’ For now, I just give a brief overview of the problem…

Fractal Radio| Episode 9 – Jointly Venturing into Vanity Fair

I just received an issue of Vanity Fair as a free gift for my subscription to The New Yorker. I discuss some of the articles therein and do a series of riffs on various topics including those found in my most recent essay: Pop Psych…

Pop Psych Perils

One of my favorite articles on this topic is David J. Ley’s ‘No, Dopamine is not addictive.’Which is published in Psychology Today. There are however deeper and more complex perils at play in the age of information. The reason that I find the aforementioned…

Fractal Radio| Episode 8 – Fresh Fears! Antibiotics vs. Gutfeelings

I receive a long-awaited item and discuss the impact of antibiotics on gut microbiomes. Yep. It’s the Fractal Journal. How else would it go? Topics American Zen Little Fears! A Layman Opines    If ya dig it too… Little Fears| https://littlefears.co.uk/ http://www.minds.com/Weirmellow | Follow me…