Month: June 2013

Boomers need to go away

Inside Higher Ed reports today: Some 74 percent of professors aged 49-67 plan to delay retirement past age 65 or never retire at all, according to a new Fidelity Investments study of higher education faculty. Seriously? The crisis we have…

Donations for more Star Trek Continues

So, I finally understand how it is that the folks who created the first episode of Star Trek Continues, and hope to make more episodes, were able to avoid copyright infringement. If your productions don’t earn you any money, then…

Carlsen v. Kramnik, Tal Memorial 2013!

Magnus and Vladimir faced each other yesterday at the 2013 Tal Memorial. Magnus (White) out-played Vladimir throughout the whole game, and ultimately capitalized on a couple of Black’s mistakes. The game is here, analyzed by Houdini and a couple of…

Classic Game: Carlsen v. Kramnik

Carlsen Magnus (NOR) (2772) – Kramnik Vladimir (RUS) (2759) Result: 1-0 Site: London (England) Date: 2009.12.08 […] 1.c4 ♘f6 2.♘c3 e5 3.♘f3 ♘c6 4.g3 d5 5.cxd5 ♘xd5 6.♗g2 ♘b6 7.O-O ♗e7 8.a3 O-O 9.b4 ♗e6 10.♖b1 f6 11.d3 a5 12.b5…

Sapporo Sushi & Asian Cuisine

Sapporo is located at 5638 West Hausman Road in San Antonio. This is a short review, because the place was EXCELLENT and highly recommended. We ordered a variety of entrees including noodle soups and sushi dishes. The service was very…

What is a “freethinker”?

That term, “freethinker” appears all over the web nowadays, thanks to the current popularity of atheism.  The term is meant to denote someone who is “free” of any impediments to rational thought.  Such a person is supposedly unencumbered by any…