Author Archives: LastTechAge

About LastTechAge

I am a physicist with years of work in fusion labs, industry labs, and teaching (physics and math). I have watched the tech scene, watched societal trends and am alarmed. My interest is to help us all improve or maintain that which we worked so hard to achieve.

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The site you have reached is This location is now dormant but will stay open for the foreseeable near future. For current posts and comments, please go to what will appear as an identical site … ALL our … Continue reading

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Obama Decides On Keystone XL

Obama announced at 11:00 Nov 6 in 2015 that the contentious Keystone XL program has been rejected. This is written minutes after President Obama publicly announced his administration’s rejection of the Keystone upgrade project. LastTechAge has been following this since … Continue reading

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Time Path – Probability Begins It

The probables in the Potential Future use Bayesian hooks into the events of Now to continuously form Reality We continue discussing the Time Path, with a closer look at what must be happening when potential events become real events. We … Continue reading

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Time Path – Exploring the past

How can we know that this Which caused that What?  It depends on how we use the timepath. We continue where we stopped our discussion in  Time Path – The Flow of Time. and discuss how we identify what happened … Continue reading

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Time path – the flow of time

What are the Past and Future? What is Now? The time path is interesting Our experience of time is focused around what we describe as Now.  Before Now, there is no time containing any realized structure, just interconnected potential actions … Continue reading

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Obama, Overtime and Saez-Piketty

Obama’s new overtime rules will change business practice. What does they speak to: injustice, inequality or something else? The July 1, 2015 New York Times Business section carried an analysis by Noam Scheiber on proposed new Overtime rules, Obama Overtime … Continue reading

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TPP to Piketty – The Slow War

Trans  Pacific Partnership, Retirement Security, and Piketty income inequality are backdrop to slow but very real warfare. The TPP issue is not an isolated topic but part of deep background to an unspoken but real efforts to change the structure … Continue reading

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