Power Poetry June 1st, 2014 One of the oldest poetic forms in the world could be the perfect way to tell a very modern story -- yours.
CQ Researcher blog February 8th, 2011 Two writers from the always intriguing NakedCapitalism.com... tackle the unanswered — and often unasked — big question of the financial-market crash: Why on earth was there such apparently high demand for bad mortgages packaged as investments?
CQ Researcher blog January 25th, 2011 An IBM computer that's set to challenge Jeopardy super-champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter next month doesn't "think" the same way humans do. Rather than memorizing facts, the machine is programmed to treat every individual statement it's been fed as merely provisional -- not set in stone -- and to scan its memory for all related information before it states the answer that's most statistically probable, based on all the connections its memory contains.
CQ Researcher blog September 20th, 2010 In my favorite part of McCarter's meditation cum movie review, he ties the Facebook phenomenon to the existential loneliness so often described by iconic American artists from Hank Williams to Edward Hopper and Bessie Smith.
CQ Researcher blog September 15th, 2010 With my CQ Researcher issue on online “Social Networking” just published and my current project, on animal cognition, under way, I've been wading through quite a few psychology papers lately.
CQR Blog October 21st, 2009 Nothing but a real disease could explain the sore throats, extreme chills, itchy patches of super-dry skin and memory and concentration difficulties that I periodically experienced along with intense tiredness and sleeplessness.
CQ Researcher blog May 21st, 2009 “While an adrenaline rush is part of it, you can have an adrenaline rush having sex in your own bedroom. What 'Type Ts' really thrive on is challenges, and they often believe they can control their own fate.”