TECHNICOLOR DREAMS & GENETIC NIGHTMARES – TOM CURLEY

RADIATE! A few weeks ago my old friend Ben Taylor sent me a very interesting link to a story about archiving technologies . The story was about how all of our storage media eventually degrades. Film, tape, CDs, DVDs, flash drives, and so on all decay over time. Technicolor, the company that makes films so, technically … Continue reading TECHNICOLOR DREAMS & GENETIC NIGHTMARES – TOM CURLEY

BECAUSE I CAN – RICH PASCHALL

Wayne Messmer Sings, Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog If you are from the Chicagoland area, or follow the World Series champion Chicago Cubs, you may know his name and his face.  You certainly know his voice.  As far as we are concerned here, he is the best National Anthem singer in the country.  There is … Continue reading BECAUSE I CAN – RICH PASCHALL

WINDOWS, CHAIRS, BULLETS AND BODIES

So there we were, watching an old western movie. A major shootout was underway and Garry looked annoyed. "Why," he asked me, "Do they always break the glass? Why don't they simply open the windows? And why are the guys on the roof always the first to get shot? And why doesn't anyone fall over … Continue reading WINDOWS, CHAIRS, BULLETS AND BODIES