Bent Daily Blog

Unfriended

Posted on June 22, 2017 by Chris Bent

Yesterday I was unfriended by someone I didn’t know. Or it could have been a person I thought was a friend. How can you ever tell what someone really thinks about you? To many it is to have as many friends on the internet as possible. One’s friend crit …

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Databaseless

Posted on June 21, 2017 by Chris Bent

Marooned in a database for life. Parts of me spread throughout cyberspace. I want them back. Life was good when nobody knew anything about me… They couldn’t Google my name before they met me. They couldn’t look at my Facebook history and make assumpt …

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Artificial Intelligence

Posted on June 19, 2017 by Chris Bent

Now your car can park itself. Are we supposed to give it some rights as it now has a brain? Feelings? Artificial intelligence is being integrated into almost everything we have. Just wait and see. Cognitive computing. All human opinion is now suspect…. …

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Leaky Leaks

Posted on June 16, 2017 by Chris Bent

How did leaks become so polarizingly political so fast? All it used to mean was that you were going to take one. And when you got real old it became the new normal. At least they have product to control it… Today everybody is leaking. But the worst l …

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Without

Posted on June 14, 2017 by Chris Bent

Times have really changed. There is so much more now that one can’t live without. If you had x-ray vision and could see behind garage doors you would be hard put to find a car. 100 years ago you did not know what you were missing. We know… LOL Maybe ea …

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The Bottle

Posted on June 12, 2017 by Chris Bent

Everyone carries the bottle these days.  It has even become a fashion accessory to be seen with and adorned.  Holders and hangers abound with designs and personalization. Yes, the plastic water bottle has over-arrived.  It represents purity, which we a …

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Deaf Hearings

Posted on June 10, 2017 by Chris Bent

He’s testifying!! Shhh… They are going to ask him so many questions. It will take hours. Agendas all over the place. Friends, enemies, observers with extensive portfolios of bias. The points are so fine that everybody is invisibly bleeding from the pri …

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Carbon Dating

Posted on June 9, 2017 by Chris Bent

I think dating is a regenerative dance. A lot of eyes never stop dating regardless of age….. Carbons date too.  In a different way. They help us determine how old something is. But only back 50,000 years. That is a long time ago… way before there were …

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None Of This

Posted on June 7, 2017 by Chris Bent

“I will have none of this”…. My mother once said to me. Maybe it was when I said my first bad word. I think she used this expression more than once over the years. I think parents are saying this less these days for fear of being reported on …. LOL. I …

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Con Science

Posted on June 5, 2017 by Chris Bent

Right or wrong… I’m just doing it! And some impulse says you are right and you leap into the moment… into danger. Outcomes uncertain… You “just do it”. Remorse maybe… later… but not to act means you might own guilt….. We have glorified “conscience” as …

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