Monthly Archives: November 2013

When life intervenes

November 26, 2013

I was just thinking of my dear friend Vern, who we all know as founder and CEO of Principia Media. Vern is presently dealing with his father’s health issues which are always a concern when someone is in their advanced years — in this case, over 90 years old. We live our lives knowing that […]

Our pale blue dot is worth saving

November 19, 2013
asteroid

On Christmas Eve in 2004, an asteroid named Apophis (named after the Egyptian god of chaos and darkness) gave observers a scare when predictions showed a 2.7 percent chance of hitting the earth in the Pacific Ocean between the continental United States and Hawaii in the year 2029. After the collective freak out, the asteroid […]