I read an article on the front page of the LA Times this past week that scared me. The article was titled When the realistic blurs reality Evidently technology has now evolved to such a degree that "we'll be able to produce completely photoreal avatars in real time." Translated into language I can understand that means that I can take a video of me discussing your shortcomings and superimpose someone else into the video so you think they bad mouthed you. While that might be a
Ever since I hit puberty and was gifted with a typewriter I have loved writing. My handwriting is lousy and my handwriting teacher had a perpetual look of dismay on her face. Having a typewriter allowed me to write way faster than I could long hand it and considerably more legibly. Freed from the looks of my teacher and the speed limitations of my hand, I was able to legibly write almost as fast as I could think. I spent my 9th and 10th grade in a prison called boarding schoo
I got my first typewriter when I was in 9th grade. It was a Hermes 3000. A sweet Swiss number that had its own carrying case. I was quite proud of it and wrote a few papers on it and a lot of love letters to various girls I was trying to woo. What was nifty about that typewriter was it had a key you could push and it would move back a space. Pretty high tech. My next typewriter came with an eraser key that allowed me to actually erase one letter. That was such a leap forward.
I am reposting this as it is just as true this year as it was last. Not so sure about the Believe In Love part, but I guess we all believe in it. We just understand it differently. If you are a football fan it is pretty much a given that you will be watching the Super Bowl. Some people tune in to the hours of pre-game programming to help pump them up for the game. I have never been to a Super Bowl but I know a big part of college football, and a smaller part of pro football,