ITECS: The Next-Generation Internet

The only constant is change. Someone said that there can’t be a Web 2.0 because there was never a Web 1.0.  In like fashion, do you remember when George W. Bush said “Internets” and everyone laughed?  It turns out, however, that he was right:  there are, indeed, Internets (i.e., plural as in more than one).…

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Do as the Toltecs

The Toltecs say that we should never assume anything.  This is possibly the most precious advice ever. When we communicate with people, it’s very tempting to fall into old paradigms and fixed ways of seeing the world.  This is what assumption is. It’s easier for us to reference an event into a frame we’re familiar…

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The Zero-Sum Game

In his featured video (See, “Dark Energy:  The Energy of Nothing,” bigthink.com/blogs/dr-kakus-universe, accessed on 21 July 2013), Dr. Michio Kaku, Theoretical Physicist, CUNY, explains that the sum of positive energy and dark matter in the universe equals…zero. He says that the space between objects in the universe–essentially empty space or, nothing–balances out exactly with positive…

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