Smoke and Security: About Those Vikings….

A downside to freelancing (“self-employment” in the happy words of government agencies) is that the celebrated U.S. tax refund is slightly rarer than a UFO sighting: the independent contractor almost Read More →

Technological Ambivalence, Human Persistence: From Tsunamis to Speed Skaters

The end of February is giving rise to a kind of media, climatic, and geographical mass effect. The 16th day of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics came on the heels of Read More →