Drag Racing at Kil-Kare

I was on my 40-mile bicycle ride this morning, which took us right past Kil-Kare Motor Speedway.  This raceway is located approximately 10 miles east of Dayton.  The place was packed, and of course the drag racers were loud, so

Leftists, Language, and Social Justice

People seem to forget that Leftists frequently operate in the world of word-play and euphemisms.  Orwell highlighted this attempt at mastery-of-thought in many of his novels.  As an example, citizens frequently discover that the phrase, title, or expression associated with

Pravda and New York Times

I get a kick out of people that consider the New York Times to be the “the paper of record” for news around the world.  The NYT ably represents everything that is wrong with large corporations and journalism.   In a

Telegrams during the Civil War

It’s always fascinating to review the source artifacts of history, devoid of editorialization and selective interpretation… I found this photograph on-line of President Lincoln’s brief telegram to General Grant from August 17, 1864 – nearly 160 years ago (see image

Democrat Food For Thought

I don’t recall where I came across these images, but they sum up the most basic political questions very succinctly. Here is an interesting fact to buttress the claim above: 19 of the top 20 cities in the US with

Chardonnay Grapes in Ohio

I’ve got a few grape plants around my yard, with one Chardonnay plant in particular in a large pot on my deck.  I’ve been extremely pleased with the growth and the quantity of grape clusters on the vines this year. 

Popular Mechanics Goes Political

I’ve commented previously that many of the engineering and technical journals have started outsourcing the writing to so-called ‘journalists’.  That is, writers that don’t really have a passion or the insights for the topic are creating sophomoric stories.   In this

Does AI Mean ‘Augmented Intelligence’?

Update Here is another article, this time in TechSpot, that outlines some of the presumptuous and misleading claims for artificial intelligence: In a separate study from last year that analyzed neural network recommendation systems used by media streaming services, researchers found