The kindness of Claudia and Federico, the proprietors of the B&B Posada Karut Josh in El Calafate, Argentina, has compelled me to abandon my growing cynicism about the state of the world.
94 year old mountain climber Marcel Remy will inspire you as he scales the Le Miroir d’Argentine, a 1500′ high, mile-long limestone face in the Swiss Alps.
Joan Didion’s genius shines brightly in her seminal essay on self respect.
A Kindle, the OverDrive app and a New York Public Library card gives you instant access to the digital offerings of fourth largest library in the world.
Much of what happened in 2016 will affect the arc of history; none so much as the emergence of artificial intelligence. DeepMind’s AlphaGo computer demonstrates human intuition. Thinks for itself. Discovers through introspection and analysis. Clearly, we are at an inflection point, maybe like none before. That is the biggest story of 2016.
Upon retiring after 48 years on the federal bench, my 94-year-old father-in-law John T. Curtin shares wise words by which to live a rich and rewarding life.
Edward Tufte has invented the image quilt. You can make your own image quilts using a free Google Chrome plugin. The possible applications, especially in an educational or creative setting, are endless.
“I just want to be happy.”
“I just want my kids to be happy.”
“I wish I were happier.”
Lately, it seems I hear these comments often. But is happiness really the best goal in life?
A little over four years ago, I wrote my first blog post and just a few weeks ago, my 100th. Here are reflections on 100 blog posts.
On the sad occasion of his death, the story of how Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney wrote a poem to our new born triplets.