Author Archives: Tim Parsons

Will Durst: more computing power in our pockets than what accompanied Apollo to moon

Will Durst

Delivery drones that crash into telephone poles. Eyeglasses stockpiling video wherever the wearer walks. Dick Tracy wristwatches that do everything but tell time. The deeper into the future we proceed, the more obvious it becomes that this whole progress thing ain’t all it’s cracked up to be. Yeah. Sure. It’s nice to have greater computing power in your pocket than ...

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Take a trip to Hawaii with Mark Twain

If you at Lake Tahoe and think you’ve seen a man with white hair and a white suit who looks like Mark Twain, you are correct. Actually, it is the “Ghost of Twain,” McAvoy Layne, who has for decades been a Twain performer. The getup is most appropriate nowadays, because Twain, aka Samuel Clemens, began donning the white duds when ...

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