Let me be perfectly clear—I have never built a high-strength polymer dome over a major city. At least, I’ve never actually built a dome over an actual city. But, I did enjoy my actual time with a fictitious work crew while they taught me the basics of building a dome over a somewhat real city. … Continue reading How to Build a Dome
Scattergram is Watching
A new crime app was just launched in Baltimore that provides users with up-to-the-minute information on crime and other emergency situations right to their phones so they have the opportunity to run away and get to safety. When this app was highlighted on the news, they noted that another feature is that witnesses can post … Continue reading Scattergram is Watching
It’s sort of difficult to figure out what tech is going to be like in a hundred years. Texas Instruments rolled out the first transistor radio in 1954, and then a handheld calculator in 1967. For some odd reason, I remember my dad buying a calculator, probably in the early seventies, and as I recall … Continue reading Future Tech
Decisions, Decisions. . .
It’s been four years. That’s when I first put the proverbial pen to paper on a book that I have called from the very beginning, SubAqua. The first thing I did at that time back in June of 2014 was to write an extensive outline for where I wanted this story to go. The next … Continue reading Decisions, Decisions. . .
Founding Day Celebration Rocks Aquataine!
By Benjamin Maxwell BALTIMORE – April 22, 2040: Long-time readers of my columns might be in for a surprise, as this is my last ever from the wonderful city of Baltimore. But fear not, my loyal readers, for this is a happy occasion. Today, we celebrate the founding of the re-envisioned city of Aquataine, Baltimore’s … Continue reading Founding Day Celebration Rocks Aquataine!