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IN OUR DIGITAL ALL-CONNECTED WORLD, no place remains a land far away and unknown. And now, with Google’s latest project, even the inner workings of far-flung countries lie at your very finger tips. I’m talking about Constitute (https://www.constituteproject.org), in which the constitutions of every county gather before you, searchable, browsable, comparable. Actually, Google didn’t create […]

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SOMETIMES TECHNOLOGY DOESN’T directly change us; it just changes the basic assumptions of our world, taking us along for the ride. As spring spreads across New England, out at the National Seashore on Cape Cod perennial clumps of marsh grass have started to sprout. On May 15 each year (hey kids, that’s this week!), researchers […]

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LAST WEEK, WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION hosted a gentleman named Terry Huval. Huval serves as Director of the Lafayette, LA, Utilities System. In the morning, before other scheduled activities, he graciously met with a group of people from around the Cape region. The topic? How Lafayette ended up in the broadband business. As it turns […]

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YOU KNOW THAT MOVIE Contact? The one that stars Jodie Foster as the woman who persists at searching the skies and eventually finds a message from another civilization from the Vega system? At one point in the film you get pulled into a scene where the sounds she searches for pulse louder and louder and louder […]

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