My Most Viewed Photo

Although I don’t think this is a very good photograph, I present to you my most viewed image: Red-spotted Newt 2 (Orange Salamander). This photo has been viewed more often (over 200 times) on flickr than any of my other photos. The image search engines love it for some reason – it’s the 6th result […]

Artist’s Statement – Curve Sets [Information Art]

“This kind of art [conceptual] is not theoretical or illustrative of theories; it is intuitive, it is involved with all types of mental processes… The idea becomes a machine that makes the art.” – Sol LeWitt, Art Forum, June 1967 My current body of work in the show “Curve Sets [Information Art]” originated from a […]

In Response To “The Singularity Is Near”

Ray Kurzweil lays out an argument that in the near future, humans will “transcend biology” and become computer-based entities in his book “The Singularity Is Near”. Although he says that this will present neither a utopia nor a dystopia, there is no doubt that he sees this eventuality in a positive light, saying it will […]

In Response To “The Singularity Is Near”

Ray Kurzweil lays out an argument that in the near future, humans will “transcend biology” and become computer-based entities in his book “The Singularity Is Near”. Although he says that this will present neither a utopia nor a dystopia, there is no doubt that he sees this eventuality in a positive light, saying it will […]

In Response To “The Singularity Is Near”

Ray Kurzweil lays out an argument that in the near future, humans will “transcend biology” and become computer-based entities in his book “The Singularity Is Near”. Although he says that this will present neither a utopia nor a dystopia, there is no doubt that he sees this eventuality in a positive light, saying it will […]

Time Exchange Research

I’ve compiled some research on the time exchange concept – seems like a good way to strengthen the community and build real friendships. What’s a time exchange? The “community exchange” or “time exchange” or “time bank” concept is one where people exchange services within a community on a volunteer basis (without exchanging money). The hours […]

Nonprofit Technical Consultancy

I’m creating a nonprofit technology consultancy to provide capacity building to small organizations. Overview The goal is to assist nonprofits and small businesses with their technical needs by creating a nonprofit technology consultancy. Many smaller organizations could benefit from access to technical expertise, but lack the budget to hire a dedicated technical staff or to […]

Letter to Maj and Lu

Winter Solstice 09 Maj and Lu, Hope this finds you staying warm and happy. Saturday, Connie and I went to Tuba Christmas in Akron. Have you ever gone to that? It’s a free concert with hundreds of tubists playing carols. A deep, warm sound. People sing along. Tucker Jolly has been conducting and organizing Akron’s […]

Earths In the Multiverses

There are several scientific theories now dealing with the concept of multiple universes, or multiverses. These ideas force a rethinking of our place in the context of it all. (I just realized that I don’t know the new scientific term for “it all”.) As if the vast reaches of observable space weren’t hard enough to […]