Downsize Now – You Have Too Much “Stuff”…

Do Yourself (and Your Heirs) a Favor! Downsize now? For most people we know, the correct answer is yes. Some folks have only a little bit of “too much stuff”: outgrown children’s clothing; two-generations-old Apple electronics; the water skis you … Continue reading

Structured Decision Making – No Frets, No Regrets

Mediating Assessments for Wise Choices There’s a new structured decision making tool, and it’s not only for business. It may strengthen us for some rare, difficult choices that we each have to make. Choices and decisions: the average U.S. adult … Continue reading

The Spy in Your Car – He’s Always There

What Does He See? Who Does He Tell? There’s a spy in your car. You already knew that Facebook knows far too much about you. And you already knew that retail stores track your every move. In addition, hackers have stolen … Continue reading

Radical New Approaches to Long Life

Science Thinks Out of the Box to Extend Lifespan… Long life is a perennial yet elusive goal. Ancient writings, including the Bible, abound with stories of people living far beyond today’s lifespans. Longevity was considered an award for virtue, or … Continue reading

Hip Fracture 3: Recovery Worries, Insurance and Life Planning

Recovery worries highlight this third part of a multi-blog article: Hip Fracture for Art: The Fall in Paradise Hip Fracture 2: An Inside View of Skilled Nursing And Hip Fracture 3: Recovery Worries, Insurance and Life Planning (this blog) Previous … Continue reading

Hip Fracture 2: An Inside View of Skilled Nursing

A Patient’s View of a Highly Rated SNF (Skilled Nursing Facility)… This blog about skilled nursing is the second part of a multi-blog article: Hip Fracture for Art: The Fall in Paradise Hip Fracture 2: An Inside View of Skilled … Continue reading

Hip Fracture for Art: The Fall in Paradise

Marooned in Honolulu for Eight Weeks… A hip fracture was this year’s uninvited surprise during my winter vacation. Yes, ArtChester.net tries to deliver something new that’s useful or interesting, and also based in science. Today’s blog is not so much … Continue reading

Artificial Intelligence Limits, Robot Failures

A Summary of the Durable Roadblocks to Super-Intelligent AI… Artificial intelligence limits are most visible when coupled with failures of robotics. Consider: Instances of serious or fatal vehicle crashes in which a driver relied too much on his self-driving car. … Continue reading

Future Diseases, Incredible Yet Possible

New Illnesses & Disorders Worry Medical Researchers – a Guest Post by Jessica Kane: Future diseases will likely create the media headlines of tomorrow. Dystopian novels, films, and television shows often feature a viral mutation that wiped out much of … Continue reading

Bitcoin, Music to My Ears…

Cryptocurrency / Blockchain as the Future of the Music Industry – Guest Post by Tony Coombes Bitcoin music transactions are already with us. They may change the $17 billion music industry in ways that affect consumers as well as artists, … Continue reading

Self-Driving Infographic – All About Self-Driving Cars

Today’s Status of Autonomous Vehicles… Today’s blog presents a self-driving infographic that compresses a lot of information in a small space. Our previous blogs have touched on many issues involving autonomous vehicles. Four are gloomy, and one is predictive: Risks … Continue reading

Senior Life Planning 3 – Best Retirement Community

Select Your Long Term Home Before You Need It! The Best Retirement Community is the third of a three-part series on senior life planning: Best Retirement Location Best Retirement Advice & Support and Best Retirement Community (this blog) Your Best … Continue reading

Senior Life Planning 2 – Best Retirement Advice & Support

Where To Find Trustworthy Help The Best Retirement Advice & Support is the second of a three-part series on senior life planning: Best Retirement Location Best Retirement Advice & Support (this blog) and Best Retirement Community (third segment) Finding the … Continue reading

Senior Life Planning 1 – Best Retirement Location

Enhanced by Friends and Trusted Representatives The Best Retirement Location is the first of a three-part series on senior life planning: Best Retirement Location (this blog) Best Retirement Advice & Support (next installment) and Best Retirement Community (third segment) The … Continue reading