Interview – When do you know you’re old enough to die?
To inquire about ways to get involved, including at Doran with ice plant removal, contact John Ryan, volunteer coordinator for Sonoma County parks, at 707-565-3356.
24 ways to lead an anti-capitalist life
From the University of Iowa Physics department sounds of space, recorded by University of Iowa instruments on a variety of spacecraft over the past 50 years. Featured Items Voyager 1 PWS continuation of shock-associated waves Voyager 1 PWS first interstellar audio recordings Van Allen Probes EMFISIS Waves or EMFISIS MAG audio samples Audio clips from … [Read more…]
It’s Almost 2019. Do You Know Where Your Photos Are? – It might be the season, this topic was recently discussed with friends then the NYT comes to the rescue with a good history.
ex nihilo nihil fit – from nothing comes nothing.
In the San Mateo Daily there is an interesting story on the founding of AMPEX and that their sign has been taken down and is looking for a new home. Recording on discs was standard for the broadcast industry in the United States before Ampex changed the game. Discs were easily subject to shock, vibration … [Read more…]
From The Suffocation of Democracy – Christopher R. Browning If the US has someone whom historians will look back on as the gravedigger of American democracy, it is Mitch McConnell. He stoked the hyperpolarization of American politics to make the Obama presidency as dysfunctional and paralyzed as he possibly could. As with parliamentary gridlock in … [Read more…]
I am saddened by the news of Patti Harris’ death this week and sympathize with her family. John Sergneri
The addiction continues – today I added a RCA Victor 4X (the small one in the photo) and a General Electric E-72 All-Wave. The GE is an AM broadcast, Police, and SW receiver. The RCA is an AC/DC table top model and both date from the 1936 time frame. So, we can easily see this … [Read more…]