Category Archives: News Blog

Will We Find ET in the Next 20 Years?

If ET phoned over the summer he would have received the embarrassing I-didn’t-pay-my-phone-bill message stating ‘The planet you are calling has been temporarily disconnected.’ In April the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute shuttered the Allen Telescope Array due to budgetary woes. Thanks … Continue reading

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My ‘Other’ Hobby…

Many of my readers only know me as an author who flies choppers for his day job. What you may not know is I build and ride them too. I finished the baby pictured below in June 2008. One day … Continue reading

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Morpheus Takes Flight (kind of)

So I’m minding my business, having a beer with my neighbor (Pilot Disclaimer: It was my week off) when I hear what sounds like a fighter jet doing a full throttle ground power check on the southeast corner of my block. “What … Continue reading

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Multi-Lingual Website

I’ve brought the power of Google Translate to my blog. You can now select your language in the drop down window at the top of the right sidebar on any of my pages. Beware, if you can’t remember what flag to … Continue reading

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How Humans Will Become Computers.

I think one of the biggest challenges in writing Near to Distant Future Science Fiction lies in finding a common point of reference for today’s readers. Under the mantra that fact often eclipses fiction, I believe the world as it … Continue reading

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Is This ‘The End’ for Nuclear Energy?

First of all, my thoughts are with the Japanese people as they try to cope with and dig themselves out of this three tiered disaster. Hit by a trifecta of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown, their losses look to be well in excess … Continue reading

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