I'm just frankly blown away. Here I am, 65 years old, been using Linux for 20 years, and never used Arch Linux before. It was too difficult to install, I thought. But in the end it just took some YouTube videos to tutor me, and I followed the steps, and now here I am. I... Continue Reading →
#ArchLinux #Linux #KDEplasma #KDE To accomplish this task I used my computer, a DVD burner, a blank DVD and an Android smart phone (in my case the Google Pixel 2XL). My computer was running Kubuntu Linux, which I intended to replace with Arch. I succeeded and this article is being written inside Arch. The Download... Continue Reading →
Today we celebrate the 131st birthday of Tom Longboat, a Canadian long-distance runner celebrated as one of the greatest marathoners of all time. Longboat was a member of the Onondaga Nation, born in 1887 on Six Nations Reserve, south of Brantford, Ontario. He first began racing in his early teenage years, inspired by Bill Davis,... Continue Reading →
Let’s revisit Sir Isaac Newton’s cannon. In the above mentioned article we had placed a level on the cannon and shot the cannonball at 1440 feet per second parallel to the ground until it fell and bounced and rolled and came to a stop. We didn’t want to shoot it up in the air in a... Continue Reading →
I live in Two Worlds. The land of the trees and the land of the prairies. Amarillo Texas is where I live. It is the high plains, AKA the prairies. Here naturally are grasslands. Trees do not grow unless you plant them. The only place they will survive is in a city environment. Missouri, and... Continue Reading →
We are an unlikely species that emerged after the last mass extinction. The dinosaurs were wiped out and along came this apes species that became homosepians. These guys wandered all over the Earth end took over! Our influence is so vast that we are going to basically destroy our own planet!
My lawn is edged and cut. I've got tomatoes and potatoes and hot peppers growing too! What I don't have is a doctor.
Let's play the what if game. What if we could go faster than the speed of light. What if we could visit planets throughout the galaxies and the universe. What if. It is an exercise in human imagination. What if we could do this! The reality is a little more grounding. It's not what if... Continue Reading →