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Driverless Cars

March 13th, 2015 | Posted in Science & Tech, Transportation

There is little doubt that autonomous, or driverless cars are on the way. I used to think it was a decade out, or more. But given the work that various companies are doing – most car companies as far as I know – it...

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Future of Energy

February 17th, 2015 | Posted in Environment & Energy

I’m looking forward to being on this stage to keynote the 46th annual meeting of National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation in Orlando on February 23, 2015. Looks like fun. I’ll be covering the future of energy among other topics. We are going to...

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Suspicious of Science

February 13th, 2015 | Posted in Art & Society, Science & Tech

it has become quite the fashion to be suspicious of scientists, and to claim that their point of view on anything (vaccine, climate, carbon, etc.) is biased. This is quite the contrast to about 4 decades ago when progress through science was most admired....

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More Back to the Future for 2015

February 6th, 2015 | Posted in Art & Society, Media

My goodness, 2015 is already a month in. I’ve been really busy with programs and travel, and behind on blogging, so have some catching up to do. The year began with more interviews about the film, Back to the Future II, which as noted...

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