What the #$%& is lidar?

TweetShareShareI was recently in touch with a writer friend of mine who lives in London. We’re both old enough that we emailed rather than Snapchatted or WhatsApped. I mentioned that I was writing a book about the history of lidar. He’s a wry...

Quick commentary on a Coors ad

TweetShareShareI’m a fan of Coors, particularly of the family, which does great philanthropic work around here. Its marketing materials are a consistent source of enjoyment, too, particularly the Coors Light side, which posits that drinking...

Think small

TweetShareShareMy 12-year-old daughter has generous grandparents. Her paternal grandmother inquired about Christmas-gift possibilities. My daughter came up with the idea of a microscope. Her grandmother was all over it. My daughter’s...

These colors are bleeding

TweetShareShareWatching as the Trump Administration and Senate leaders pander to those rare Republican holdouts is one part entertaining (The Florida senator Trump once insulted, repeatedly, as “Little Marco” can now hold the Republican tax bill...