Tame Bear on July 29th, 2010

Ok so here’s the deal. Tame Bear has had a Facebook page since mid-December 2009, in “stealth mode,” using an alias and applying best geek judgement to set all Facebook privacy settings (available at the time) as tight as possible. I use Facebook to visit with family members in a private group… and that’s it. […]

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Tame Bear on July 28th, 2010

When you’re looking for something specific on the Web, a search engine (Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.) is the way to go. But what if you just want to discover, without searching for anything in particular? Genuine surfing for the sheer thrill of discovery? Finding web sites you never would have found by searching, because it […]

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Tame Bear on July 24th, 2010

Help The Bear test these two banner ads. Which one is better? Click the one you like best…   A.

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Tame Bear on July 21st, 2010

When studied deeply, down at the subatomic level of particle physics, the material world we live in appears to be nothing more substantial than wisps of smoke. There’s hardly anything there! Everything that seems solid and hard to the touch consists mostly of space. The vast open spaces between particles is startling. Even the particles […]

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Saw the new summer movie (sure to be a blockbuster) “Inception” this evening at our local Linway Plaza theater. It was amazing — a movie about dreaming, that leaves you wondering what is real, and what is dream. I don’t think it’s a spoiler to say that one of the most original ideas in this […]

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Tame Bear on July 15th, 2010

In the ongoing effort to reduce his environmental impact on the planet, The Bear this week has installed a “TED-5002” on the home electrical panel. Other weblogs have described the T.E.D. installation process, so I won’t go into that here. Instead I’ll share some details about our particular grid-tied solar electric production system, and how […]

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Tame Bear on July 9th, 2010

When did we stop wondering? Wondering… what is that, how does that work, who was that, when did that happen, where did I put that, why should I do that. When did we stop wondering what, how, who, when, where, and why? This simple wondering about stuff is at the heart of what we call […]

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Tame Bear on July 3rd, 2010

  “Oceans of Light” by Peter Oakley The new ebook, “Oceans of Light: A Users Guide to the Multiverse” by Peter Oakley is now available in the Sony eBook Store! They are offering a small discount off the already low price of $3.99 (but you can buy it for two bucks less at the Apple […]

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