NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Sen. Kamala Harris has said she often draws her words and inspiration from a Brooklyn political powerhouse — the great Shirley Chisholm, who was the first Black woman from a major political party to run for president. In her words and her campaign, Harris consistently pays tribute to Congresswoman Chisholm. “We…

via ‘We Stand On The Shoulders Of Shirley Chisholm’: Brooklyn Political Powerhouse Serves As Source Of Inspiration For Sen. Kamala Harris — CBS New York

It’s been a big week for the English heritage site Stonehenge — with the origin of the mysterious stones finally being discovered. Read all about it, and more, on a site dedicated to this ancient stone circle.

via Stonehenge Stone Circle News and Information — Discover

This is probably going to sound like an odd question, but has anyone been having issues with font size changes in their posts? For the last few days I’ve noticed in a few of my posts, the font will be its regular size, only to get larger in certain sections. I do my blogging from […]

via Computer Gremlins — By Hook Or By Book

Don’t panic! That’s what I said to myself at 8am this morning when I turned my desktop computer on, and it promptly turned itself off again. Actually, if I’m to be completely honest, I said quite a few things, most of which only had four letters, but let’s not get too precious about it. I […]

via When the computer won’t start… — Meeka’s Mind

Specialists in modern off-grid design, systems and construction. You can buy your own plans, or join the Earthship Academy to learn how to build an off-grid home.

via Earthship Biotecture — Discover

Culinary Backstreets positions itself as “the global guide to local eats,” offering city guides, food tours, and stories on off-the-beaten-path eating destinations from Tokyo to Tbilisi.

via Culinary Backstreets — Discover

Tech savvy are not two words that probably come to mind when you think of me. Some folks even laugh when they find out I am the go-to person at work when things are not going well computer-wise. My co-workers come to me when files go missing, when they need to know how to do […]

via Brave New World? — Trail Baboon

At the close of the 8-bit home computer era there were some machines produced that attempted to bridge the gap between the 8- and 16-bit worlds, either by providing a 16-bit device with a backwards compatibility mode, or an 8-bit one with enhanced capabilities to compete with its newer rivals. These products largely fell by […]

via A Z80 Computer At The Next Level — Hackaday

By teaching machines to understand our true desires, one scientist hopes to avoid the potentially disastrous consequences of having them do what we command.

via Artificial Intelligence Will Do What We Ask. That’s a Problem. — Discover

You may recall my sci-fi romance, A Heaven For Toasters, taking place some 100 years in the future. Leo, the android protagonist, exhibits some distinctly human characteristics—including the ability to feel human emotions. But could Leo become a writer or poet? The Economist recently shared an article cheekily called Don’t Fear the Writernator – a […]

via Will Computer-generated Writing Replace the Human Kind? — Nicholas C. Rossis

Today’s post comes to us from Barbara in Rivertown! This morning, we had a young man named Paul come to help us with our computer – just a few little things that we might have been able to learn for ourselves with some internet searches, help links, etc. but WHO HAS THE PATIENCE FOR THAT? […]

via The Beginning of (Computer) Time — Trail Baboon

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…thanks to Becky B for hosting January Squares If I don’t put my computer to sleep at night the light that emanates from it keeps me awake.

via Computer Light – January Squares — Mama Cormier