Category Archives: Technosophy

Shamelessly Plugging A Book

Long-time readers of this blog may remember Benjamin Hutchins, aka Gryphon, who, aside from being my best friend for over two decades, was a contributor to the blog for a while before the hiatus. He had his Technosophy column, Toy … Continue reading

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Technosophy: It’s the Little Things

It’s easy, sometimes, to forget that gizmos don’t have to be elaborate, expensive things with embedded application software and 45 different world-shinking, life-simplifying, William Gibson-thought-of-this-in-1985 functions. Not that there’s anything wrong with those; I love a good gee-whiz electronic gadget … Continue reading

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Technosophy: On the Usefulness of Moonroofs

Over the years, I’ve owned a couple of different cars with mechanisms for opening up the top and catching a little fresh air, and I have to say it’s one of my favorite things you can get a car to … Continue reading

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Technosophy: The Road Not Taken

The discussion resulting from the last Technosophy item got me to thinking about a couple of things. One of them was the whole gas/electric hybrid car concept. I really do think this is a technological dead end, the kind of … Continue reading

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Technosophy: Resistance is Voltage over Current

I was born just a few months before the first major petroleum crisis to hit the United States, in those last few days before the American car-buying public got its first hint that maybe – just maybe – the gravy … Continue reading

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