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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Best Hawaiian islands: How do you ever pick and choose? The previous blog (Visiting Hawaii) gave an overview of Hawaii designed for the first visitor – or for the repeat visitor wanting some additional commentary. This installment (Best Hawaiian Islands) … Continue reading
Visiting Hawaii – the very idea makes everyone happy. Mainlanders are happy because visiting Hawaii is like stepping into a dream of paradise. And Hawaiians are happy because if we are merely visiting Hawaii, we are not permanently increasing their … Continue reading
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