Monthly Archives: September 2011

Movie Makers

There is a constant rise and fall in technology, particularly when it comes to the arts.  Just as fads wax and wane, technology so quickly becomes obsolete, outdated, or unsupported.  Moore’s Law indicates that more and more transistors will be efficiently incorporated into future technology, such that the power of what we compute with today […]

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Stimulus and Response

As a teacher, I am hyper aware of science lessons I think every person should know – the things that make us intelligent consumers and voters, scientifically literate regarding popular media, and help us maintain healthy lifestyles.   I was reminded of one of these life lessons through my own family this week.   I […]

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Top Ten

  Ten years ago, I helped plan my wedding.  This was the biggest party I had ever put together, but I had tons of help – from my mom to make dresses, from friends and family to provide entertainment during the ceremony and reception as well as showers, parties, and dinners beforehand, and of course […]

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Labor Of Love

In preparation of Labor Day this weekend, I was talking to my son, Max (5 years old), about what the holiday meant.   Labor Day was founded by a labor union in 1882 as a holiday to celebrate the social and political achievements of labor movements at the turn of the century, when industrialization was […]

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