Are We Wise

I thought I was. I thought mankind was. I thought we were, as a civilization.
But are we really? Events of the last several months have brought this question to the fore.
After all these years of progress, scientific advance and enlightenment, we are still grappling with things that are very fundamental. Our achievements and advancements are relative.

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Our Need to Listen – Message from CEO

Just as we were preparing for a post-Covid new normal as it were, the ground seems to have shifted beneath us. The events of last week have brought to the surface our need to re-examine our institutions, attitudes and responses. However complicated, emotional and history-laden some of the issues might be, certain things are very straightforward, and do not require debate.

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Lessons from ‘The Martian’

Recently saw ‘The Martian’. This and ‘Apollo 13’ are two of my most favorite movies of all time.

‘The Martian’ obviously has a lot of very real, relevant science (math, physics, botony), and engineering (mechanical, electrical, electronics). The author of the book upon which the movie is based, Andy Weir, a software engineer actually coded the trajectory simulation that is shown in the movie.

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