March 2016

People with Guns

What do August 8, July 23, July 16, and June 17 have in common? Answer: these are dates in 2015 (among others) in which mass shootings took place in the United States.

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Freedom, rights and technology (Why Free Software is Important)

Free and open source software is provided at zero cost but the word "free" does not refer to the cost of the software. "Free" refers to the fact that everyone has freedom to use the software for their benefit. The freedom to use, study, copy, modify, distribute are granted to everyone and is protected through an enforceable legal license.

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Gun Control

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The Science of Happiness

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The Ancient Cosmos

Cosmology—the study of the universe, how it was formed, and what laws govern its evolution—has exploded in the last few decades. But it’s not a new area of human inquiry. In fact, theories about the origin, nature, and structure of the cosmos go back thousands of years.

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