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Future Shock 2016 Version

This German author offers a peek into the future . . . By Udo Gollub at Messe Berlin, Germany Speed of Change In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide. Within just a few

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Different Spokes for Different Folks

ROUGH DRAFT (As an FYI, when I write something, I start it on paper in a rough form and then work with it. This is an early draft and may only slightly resemble the finished piece.)   Different Spokes for

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Remember Me? 9/10/16

Hi. Remember me? It’s been a while. I no longer have my slave-driving webmaster to keep me on task, so I have been dragging my fingers here. In my defense, however, I have been casually working on a book or

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Volume 21, Number 22, July 13, 2016

The beat goes on! The system IS rigged! Back in 2008, I ran a political campaign called “One man. One Month. No money!” I sent weekly press releases to state newspapers with the goal of seeing in one ordinary person

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Volume 21, Number 21, June 26, 2016

Once a teacher, always a teacher, which is why I offer the following, which first appeared in March 2011. Usually the email states: “Bill Gates (or another person of note) recently gave a speech at a high school about 11

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Volume 21, Number 20, June 12, 2016

Good Day! (As an FYI, I also offer a biweekly column that appears in the Northcountry News. It is more regular and predictable [and more personal and local] [http://www.northcountrynewsnh.com/]. It’s on page 4 of each issue.  Because of that (and

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Volume 21, Number 19, May 29, 2016

I used to teach a Science Fiction unit, which was also considered Speculative Fiction.  I loved the course because the stories and movies presented opened up some wonderful avenues for discussion.  Most works extrapolated from what is to what could

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Volume 21, Number 18, May 8, 2016

What You Should have Learned – Part One I can sum up life in six words: “We aren’t. We are. We aren’t.” It’s what happens in between the We aren’t’s that’s what’s important. I get some amazing thoughts in the

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Volume 21, Number 17, May 1, 2016

“The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.” B. R. Ambedkar I have a small book on relationships I started writing, and if I can ever get my backside in gear and actually continue working on

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Volume 21, Number 16, April 24, 2016

Back in 2008, I had had enough! In a flight of fancy, I launched a political campaign called “One man, One Month, No Money.” For the month, I sent out a weekly Press Release to numerous media outlets throughout New

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