November 22, 2010

Recently I had to go to the emergency room. My doctors are trying to correct some endocrine imbalances and my blood pressure shot up into the dangerous range. Ergo the trip to Central Baptist ER. I was confident I would get knowledgeable, good care there. Or so I thought. What I didn’t expect was a […]

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Embracing the Crone

November 15, 2010

I’m currently working on a nonfiction memoir/humor book that tracks my epiphany that I am old. Yup. I’m ready to admit it. After years of being mistaken for my husband’s daughter or my son’s girlfriend (seriously…I was carded on my 40th birthday) the years have caught up and I’m actually okay with that.

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Nell: The Literate Computer

November 8, 2010

NELL, short for Never Ending Language Learner is an artificial intelligence reading pages from all over the internet. Developed by researchers (one of whom just happens to be my son Burr) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), NELL was created with a passion for language and knowledge. By surfing the internet, NELL teaches itself the English […]

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November 1, 2010

In case you were unaware, November is National Novel Writing Month, better known as NaNoWriMo. It’s an online challenge to write 50,000 words (an average novel) in 30 days. Many top selling books have actually had their beginnings on this website, which encourages the writing process and creativity through technology. 

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