You Have Arrived at Your Destination

My Thoughts This was an interesting little think piece about technology and genetics, exploring the ethics of fertility clinics and the option for high-paying customers to influence the traits of their children. IVF services are already available that allow parents to screen for heredity diseases and select a gender or eye color. You Have Arrived …

Randomize

My Thoughts Quantum computing has been one of those exciting things that you hear about once in a while. There have been new milestones reached this year in 2020 that has the whole world talking about the future. The idea of someday having a full quantum computer is inevitable, and it’ll be interesting to see …

The Sign of the Beast

My Thoughts What I admire most about Oates’ brand of suspenseful horror is that she truly understands the predatory nature of people. Mrs. S——, Howard’s Sunday school teacher, is a sexual predator that teases and taunts Howard mercilessly, making inappropriate comments about his physical development. The story seems very straightforward, that this Sunday school teacher …