Healthcare data; Obamacare; healthcare finance; electronic health records; health apps; hospital administration; privacy and security

Politics & Elections

Third parties; electoral reform efforts; gay marriage; constitutional issues; the Endangered Species Act; fisheries regs and limits

Literature & Letters

Book reviews and criticism; the history of ideas; biographies; writing technologies, literary tours and travel


Holocaust survivors; presidential  impeachments; the roots of the Creationist/Darwinist debate; the Great Depression


Philosophy of information; information theory; big data; little data; it from bit; information technology; cryptography


Endangered species; The North Woods; Climate; Outdoor sports; Conservation and preservation policies



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O light! This is the cry of all the characters of ancient drama brought face to face with their fate. This last resort was ours, too, and I knew it now. In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Albert Camus