I made a dreadful mistake when I bought my iPhone 5S. I bought the phone with a 16 GB capacity---even after the recommendation of the esteemed Robin Collins, a noted academic and all-around good guy who contemplates (and speaks and writes about) heady things like the relationship of science and religion. When he buys a… Continue reading Apple, Can You Hear Me Now?
We now move to the medical arts, where things quite simply aren't as they should be. Dr. George Papanicolaou first presented his findings that cancerous cells could be found in a vaginal smear in 1928. Despite the efforts of the American Cancer Society to promote the use of Dr. Pap's screening tool, it took until… Continue reading An Advert: SonoCine
Thanks to the wonderful LA Observed, I found lalawag. And thanks to lalawag, I found about this Twittery goodness. WordPress answers website here. Let's spice up this post with a photo. Garner Ranch, CA.
I like Facebook. I like it more than MySpace. And though technical acumen is not my forte (how do I get an accent over that "e"?), I'm going to pass on some links for Facebook users that I found courtesy of someone u --Uh Oh-- I've tried to "save and continue editing" this post twice… Continue reading Facebook
Plenty of reason to celebrate this afternoon...while sitting in a doctor's waiting room, my friend Susan discovered that she is mentioned in the current edition of US News & World Report! The article, which is about oral history, quotes her and mentions her fabulous website familyoralhistory.us . The article is here! Check out her site's… Continue reading Make Mine a Mimosa
I'm away from home on a visit to family members, so this post is coming to you courtesy of the dreaded dial-up. I love that it is called dial-up. Dial phones were on the way out when I was a kid, and the "princess phone" (with push buttons, of course) was all the rage. Dial-up… Continue reading Dial-Up
It is May in Pasadena, and May is jacaranda time. The photo above doesn't quite capture the fullness of their purple-y glory (camera phone, no direct sunlight), so I'm hoping that Eye Level will take up the mantle and post some photos of the nice ones at Caltech. This is the time of year to… Continue reading Jacaranda Time and Caltech