“Thinking about boredom,” Jack tells me, “and the subjective time dilation effect, and thinking I may then live forever, I’ve decided to move to Ontario.”
Website dedicated to diversions for the bored.
Word “Canadian” So “Reviled in Some Places” that Visiting Canucks Say They’re Americans (read the story).
Canada’s imperialistic ways are no longer secret, and people are out to get us, eh? Just the other day, a Canadian friend of mine, not partial to sporting the Stars & Stripes, sewed a New Zealand flag to his backpack and was badly beaten by a gang of mid-level multinational corporation executives. This world is a perilous place, and it gets … Read more
I’m going to add yet one more wrap-up list to the long end-of-first-decade of the New Millennium lists. (To the surprise of some, our world has survived to read these lists.) I invite visitors to offer their own notions of what the most significant developments have been—those with the greatest potential to transform our lives.
As a starter, but not necessarily in the following order, I’d propose these:
– advances in nanotechnology
– digital social networking, wikis, etc.
– research … Read more