Technology

Thought Experiment

By Charles Levin | July 5, 2020 |

[Note: Today enjoy a free excerpt from NOT SO DONE that both stands on its own and gives you a flavor for the bigger journey that I hope you will take. You can either read it below or listen to a chapter from the soon-to-be-released Audiobook, featuring acclaimed narrator Daniel Greenberg.] – Listen to the Audio…

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Tell Me A Story, Robot

By Charles Levin | June 11, 2019 |

“Make it a story of great distances and starlight…”– Robert Penn Warren from Tell Me A Story Updates [Update: In the last nine months since I posted this article, several exciting new advances in Text-to-Speech technology have arrived on the scene. At the end of this article, I have included information and thoughts on two…

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Zombie Phone

By Charles Levin | January 30, 2019 |

Who’s listening? This week we take a fictional look at a very non-fictional issue surrounding our personal privacy. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– Huh? I first saw it resting in a planter next to our table at Café Cucina. A black rectangle was camouflaged against the dark soil amid the thick stalks of a corn plant. I bent down…

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Email Marketing – Why Resend?

By Charles Levin | October 6, 2018 |

[Taking a different tach this time in my blog, which usually covers the latest in tech with some occasional fiction thrown in. This week we look at a nuanced tech trick for getting better results from your Email Marketing efforts.] Email Marketing to Your List is Still the #1 Most Productive & Cost-Effective Selling Tool…

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Micro Stories

By Charles Levin | September 27, 2018 |

What’s a Micro Story? What’s a Micro Story? I have been a fan of Short Stories since I was a kid. Maybe it’s because I’m a slow reader and like the satisfaction of being able to enjoy a full story from beginning to end in one sitting. As an adult, I got hooked on what…

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What Does The Facebook Privacy Debacle Mean To Me?

By Charles Levin | April 1, 2018 |

“If the Product is free, you are the Product.” So goes a famous saying in techland. What does that mean? It means if somebody is giving something away for free, they must be getting something in return. In the case of all those free apps on your phone, what the App Developers get is your…

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A Cure For Death? Immortalists And Entrepreneurs

By Charles Levin | February 19, 2018 |

Will there be a cure for death in your lifetime? I won’t even parse the built-in paradox in that sentence, but I will give you an answer to the question, upfront. The answer is Maybe. Now that may seem disappointingly vague, but the mere fact that the answer is not No, is amazing. Longevity Entrepreneurs…

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Do-It-Yourself Gene Hacking – Good, Bad, Ugly And Scary

By Charles Levin | January 7, 2018 |

What if someone could buy all the genetic engineering tools and materials, for a few hundred dollars online, to develop a cure for a disease or start a plague? Science fiction, right? Nope. You can now order your gene hacking supplies at Odin.com to get started. New gene hacking tools, including the powerful CRISPR/Cas9, allow…

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Questionology: The Powerful Science of Great Questions

By Charles Levin | December 3, 2017 |

How Do Questions Work? Why do I find good questions so powerful and fascinating? Makes sense to start a blog about questions with a question, right? It’s because of what just happened in your brain when you read those first two sentences. You may not realize it consciously, but your subconscious automatically engages to try…

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Fantastic Digital Brain. Uploading Your Brain To The Cloud

By Charles Levin | November 20, 2017 |

What’s It Like To Live Purely Digital? Near future. Sam Sunborn interviews Frank Einstein, Founder and Chief Scientist at Digital3000. Dr. Einstein has invented a brain-to-computer interface that enables the uploading of human, thoughts, memories and emotions to computer servers in the Cloud. Once uploaded, the individual can live digitally, still interact with their loved…

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