Posted October 31, 2016 in Monthly News

Living in Interesting Times

May you live in interesting times is often said to be an “ancient Chinese curse.” It is, however, neither Chinese nor ancient. Regardless of its origins, it is easy to see why living in interesting times would be considered a curse. What makes “times” interesting? The answer, of course, is change.

If you can […]

Posted September 30, 2016 in Monthly News

Human Evolution

Humans like to think of themselves as the “Crown of Creation.” In 1968, Jefferson Airplane captured the irony of the human tendency to presume that we had achieved the pinnacle of the evolutionary process in the song, “Crown of Creation”:

You are the crown of creation. You are the crown of creation, And you’ve […]

Posted February 29, 2016 in Monthly News

Evolution—Change Happens

Debra’s article this month is about two things: the efficacy of NLP and effective design for web pages, including this newsletter, the SCS home page, and other SCS pages. I didn’t participate in the discussion about the design for the SCS website, so I don’t have any sense of the personality of the person with […]