Lucid Dreams and Death By Techno

Hello, everyone. My name is Marcel and I’m a technology addict. I stand before you today, naked (figuratively speaking, of course), laying my deepest, darkest, secrets out for all to see. You see, I love technology. All kinds of technology. Computers. Televisions. Cars. Smart phones. Computer programs. Airplanes. Linux distributions. Keychains with tiny screens to display family photos. Bluetooth headsets. Satellites. Video games. Coffee makers. Spaceships. Remote controlled toy helicopters. High speed networks. Model rockets. Timepieces. Microwave ovens.You get the idea. I’ve always felt that the problem isn’t too much technology, but too little and insufficiently advanced technology. I’m also …

The Latest, Greatest, Scariest, and the Future of Information

What can I say? It has been a crazy couple of weeks. Not just for me, but for the world in general. Well, not in general, but certainly on some fronts on which I find fascinating and, not surprisingly, I have an opinion. First off, if you wander off into the wilds of planet *buntu, you may notice an increasingly Lucid Lynx prowling around. Be warned, however, that this Lynx is an Alpha and unless you’re the sort of person who likes to mess with Alphas, you might want to steer clear until this Lynx turns into a beta. As …