Ready Player One! Ernest Cline

I had the great luck of listening to Wil Wheaton’s voice for two weeks while going to work and coming home. I got into the book so much that I was nearly shaking with anticipation before I got into the car and I ended up taking longer routes home so that the story would not end.Continue reading “Ready Player One! Ernest Cline”

Why is Friday the 13th associated with unfortunate happenings?

Friday the 13th is perhaps the most prominent of a group of traditional anxiety-heightening superstitions that includes black cats, broken mirrors, stepping on cracks and walking under ladders. This collection of fearsome hobgoblins is an inherent feature of our Western culture, and our families and friends indoctrinate all of us. The 1907 novel –Friday, theContinue reading “Why is Friday the 13th associated with unfortunate happenings?”

How do you define intelligence?

What makes you intelligent? Intelligence is a difficult term to define. It can mean different things to different people. In fact, the scientific community has been debating its meaning for a long time and there is still controversy over its exact definition and the ways to measure it. The “IQ” test was once regarded asContinue reading “How do you define intelligence?”