Monday, August 25, 2014

Jason Becker's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Jason Becker is an incredibly inspiring musician who has lived with ALS for years. Though he cannot play guitar or even speak anymore, he still writes and composes with custom software and his eyes. Here is his ALS challenge:

And here is John Mayer's response video:

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

What are the ALS Ice Bucket Challenges about?

In case you happen to be like many who are not aware of what ALS is or what all the ice bucket challenges are about, here is a moving explanation from Anthony Carbajal who was diagnosed with ALS at 26 year-old.



Here is more of Anthony's story:



Click here for more information about what ALS is.

More information on this disease from Mayo Clinic


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

What news channels are like

This is my favorite Onion News Network video. Why?  Because it seems to accurately depict the news, especially 24-hour news channels.


Saturday, August 16, 2014

Humans Need Not Apply

Automation and robotics will eventually take over most of the tasks, especially the labor expensive ones, as computing gets smarter. How will we adjust to that change in job availability and skill sets?