Science in everyday life —
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I’m Art Chester. I write about technology: surprises from the world of science, and their practical application in everyday life. I also write fiction about life in the research lab.
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Santa Fe art will drive you crazy. You’ll go mad if you try to see it all. You will go bonkers if you try to avoid the art, which is everywhere. Also, you’ll be insanely desperate to own dozens, no … Continue reading
The Robot Garage is a new type of enterprise: it uses the lure of robotics to enhance education via geek athletics. The previous Part 1 blog described how Pokémon Go puts kids outdoors, moving around and partnering with other kids. However, Pokémon Go … Continue reading
Pokémon Go is a form of geek athletics. It’s the newest way to get teenagers on their feet, to get exercise and socialize with nondigital flesh-and-blood peers. Parents despaired when television captured the eyes and ears of their kids. It … Continue reading
Ethics is the topic of two fascinating recent research studies. One of these studies will protect you from an evil vampire boss! The other will make you hesitate before buying or even getting into a self-driving car. But first: Ethics … Continue reading