Category: Essay

Heart of the Poem

 Patrick Faller Sources of Energy   I’m classroom-bound, late to leave. At home my wife’s waiting. Outside, a light snow is falling. Down the hall: footsteps; the click-and-clatter of cleaning cart…
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Artificial Intelligence and Why Frank Zappa Hated It (And We Should Too).

by Robert Cormack     “The computer can’t tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what’s missing is the eyebrows.” Frank Zappa  …
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Red Rover

Briefly Speaking 1. Fourth grade. Playground. You’re not in my class, but I know you. You: Fire-engine red hair, stereotypical attitude, tomboy looks, no-cares personality. Me: Shy, nerdy, lanky and…
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