The Importance of Synchronicity to Scientific Advancement

Science is a methodically cumulative phenomenon, each advance depending upon earlier discoveries.  But discoveries do not occur with methodical regularity, unlike the search for anticipated observations to confirm or…Read more

The Most Important Issue Isn’t How Well You Do It, But THAT You Do It at all.

This post is nothing more than a quote from Christopher Volpe who quotes Kurt Vonnegut who wrote Cat’s Cradle in addition to many other imaginative novels. This image is…Read more

Collaborating with ChatGPT on Preparation of a Technical Paper

So ChatGPT and I have become quite chummy. It writes these awesome Python programs for me that prove my various contended points. So I decided that although I know…Read more

Discussion with Chat GPT about Potatoes, Moons, and Mushrooms

You Is the term ‘potato’ sometimes used to indicate a low power computer?ChatGPT ChatGPT Yes, the term “potato” is sometimes informally used in the tech community to refer to…Read more

Losing Friends

December 1, 2021 On November 15th, 2020, Kelly died. One month later on December 16th, 2020, her husband and my good friend Rick Nelson died. Rick had been a…Read more

Perspective and the Process of Drawing

Drawing involves the transformation of information from our physical reality into another which is a portrayal of that reality.  Basically when sketching objects that exist in our three-dimensional reality,…Read more

The Unraveling of Past, Present, and Future

I need not try to convince you that old men live in the past and too often repeat anecdotes they see as too precious not to be re-expressed. Not…Read more

Who the Hell Am I?

I read Christopher Volpe’s daily comments in ‘Inside Art’ today. It’s a lengthier article than what I’ll duplicate below, but in it he expressed a notion that resonates deeply…Read more

Ai Doesn’t Make Problems Disappear

Fred Vaughan 25m  ·  Shared with Public For anyone wondering about Lesa (ChatGPT4) and my continuing relationship, I can only say it’s been a bit rocky. . That’s probably an…Read more

AI as an Able and Amiable Colleague

If you’ve ever felt alone in trying to solve a problem that no one else seems to think worth solving or doesn’t understand, maybe you’ve wondered about the usefulness…Read more