Covid Conspiracy Theories

Apparently Covid conspiracy theories abound. First, I apologize in advance for attempting to write a humorous blog post about a pandemic that has killed over 6.65 million people worldwide to date. However, I find that if I take life too Read More …

Risk Assessment, It Doesn’t Look Good

I worked in pharmaceutical development for many years, where one of my tasks was to perform risk assessments of drugs and biologicals. This involved weighing the risks (toxicities) of a new drug against the benefits (efficacy), to decide it the Read More …

New and Improved? Not So Much.

New and improved? I believe it all started with the car bumper (and if I believe it, it must be true?). Anyhow, I’m well over a half century old, so I remember a lot of stuff. This includes when cars Read More …

Artificial Intelligence Is Here to Stay, We’re All Gonna Die

I’m an old guy struggling to figure out this brave new world, and it appears to me that artificial intelligence is here to stay. Artificial intelligence, or AIs, are all around me. Alexa, Siri, iRoomba, my home thermostat, the coming Read More …

Electric Car Anxiety, Range Anxiety, and Eco-Anxiety. That’s a Lot of Anxiety. Part 2

Well, it’s next week, and here’s my Electric Car Anxiety Part 2 blog post. Hopefully you’ve all read Part 1 and have been waiting for Part 2 with bated breath. Anyhow, it’s a week later, presumably the Atlantic Ocean did not yet Read More …

Electric Car Anxiety, Range Anxiety, and Eco-Anxiety? That’s a Lot of Anxiety.

Apparently, the past couple of generations have been bombarded with an overwhelming sense of anxiety, including something called eco-anxiety. This has led to electric car anxiety (electric cars are also referred to as EVs; electric vehicles) and range anxiety. That’s a whole lotta anxiety. Read More …

An Old Man Living with His AIs, Good Luck with That

As I might have mentioned previously, I’m not a young man; I’m an old man living with his AIs. That would be artificial intelligence for those of you who’ve never met Alexa or Siri, or had their thermostat randomly talk to you. Read More …

I Went Shopping for an Electric Car Buffer, God Help Me

My first mistake, I went shopping for an electric car buffer. Allow me to explain. I have washed and waxed my own cars all my life, I enjoy taking care of my stuff, and it extends the life of the Read More …

The Evolution of Attire as One Ages, From Diapers to Sweatpants Man…and Beyond

Something happened the other day that caused me to think about the evolution of attire as one ages. Please be patient, as I’ll get to that momentarily. As a newborn, I came out of the shoot bare-assed like everybody else. Read More …