“Pop quiz hotshot. There’s a bomb on a bus. Once the bus goes 50 miles an hour, the bomb is armed. If it drops below 50, it blows up. What do you do? What do you do?!” We can recite movie lines with no notice. That quote is right there, ready to go. We can … Continue reading Pencils Down!
When I was a kid, one of my Dad’s favorite TV shows, was Barney Miller. My dad was a hard-working kind of guy. Old school. He came home dirty every night and times were tough. But, when he watched Barney Miller, he would laugh. So, I watched with him. I liked seeing my dad laugh. … Continue reading That One Time, On Barney Miller
Meta X = X about X So, if X is data, then Metadata is information about data. Data, data. It’s self-referential. Meta-archeology is archeology about the study of human history. Archeology, archeology. Meta-comedy is comedy about jokes. Very funny. Even a metaphor is using one word/phrase to designate another word/phrase. It’s next level stuff, right? … Continue reading Meta-human