Interstellar Sights and Social Rights

We have the first image of a black hole, and it took a lot of computational power and cleverness to generate it. Great! Holy crap, yes! I’m proud of scientific progress! Katie Bouman and her team did an amazing job! What’s less amazing isn’t the reporting that Dr. Bouman was the technical lead on the […]

Visual Spacial

Those who say men are better at visual-spacial tasks have never seen women compete in rhythmic gymnastics. The way these ladies handle the apparatus — hoop, ball, clubs, ribbon — proves to me beyond a shadow of a doubt that they are just as capable as men, and are equals. This requires just as much […]

Yes, All

Because of the recent whatever in that place with the what’s-his-name shooting up the what’s-her-names because he didn’t get the play he felt entitled to, I’ve become aware of a hashtag campaign to bring light to the “predator-prey” view of sexual relations. The hashtag campaign is fine by me; it’s like the 90’s all over […]