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Dad over board

After 12 years, Bill is wrapping up his column this month, his daughter off to college, and the opinion I had of him after our first meeting has never wavered: Bill is one of the nicest people I’ve ever known.

Closer to the he(art)

I started to think about the relationship of art to humanity recently because I was trying to figure out why I was profoundly sad over the death of a musician and writer I had never met.

The future is now

Consider what we have in 2020 that we didn’t have at the end of 2009: Alexa and Siri and smart appliances; Uber and Lyft, the iPad, Netflix streaming, Spotify, Venmo, even self-driving cars.