Category Archives: Culture

Beneath the Wild Blue

“Air Force children are tough, resilient, and self-reliant. Early in life they learn to solve their own problems, to get along with all classes and all kinds of people, and to make necessary social adjustments.” —Nancy Shea, The Air Force Wife

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Opinion | Must Writers Be Moral? Their Contracts May Require It – The New York Times

“No way. I’m not signing that,” a New Yorker writer said when she saw the terms.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/01/04/opinion/sunday/metoo-new-yorker-conde-nast.html

Larry Roberts, Grandfather of the Internet, Dies at 81

Lawrence “Larry” Roberts, one of a small handful of people who can truly be called the grandparents of the internet, died of a heart attack on December 26 at his home in Redwood City, California. He was 81 years old.
— Read on paleofuture.gizmodo.com/larry-roberts-grandfather-of-the-internet-dies-at-81-1831396626

35 years ago, Isaac Asimov was asked by the Star to predict the world of 2019. Here is what he wrote | The Star

The famed science fiction writer was wrong about a world government, but pretty close on robots. On computers, though …
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