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Lives in Oakland, CA
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Rolling in Ecstasy on Mars
“You need not leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. You need not even listen, simply wait, just learn to become quiet, and still, and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice; it will roll in e...
“You need not leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. You need not even listen, simply wait, just learn to become quiet, and still, and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It ...
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Sample Sale
Eons ago, I wrote a PhD dissertation. It's appropriately mothballed now, but the question that led me to write it still feels vibrant and germane: How do women see, and reflect, themselves when science shifts the playing field? In the paper, 18th century Br...
Eons ago, I wrote a PhD dissertation. It's appropriately mothballed now, but the question that led me to write it still feels vibrant and germane: How do women see, and reflect, themselves when science shifts the playing fiel...
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I Am The Bread Man
My memories of childhood summer roadtrips are golden. The sticky-hot car seat, warm air twisting through my hair as the Subaru barreled down the highway, and the endless reams of CB chatter between us, my dad's best friend (in a little Rabbit revving a few ...
My memories of childhood summer roadtrips are golden. The sticky-hot car seat, warm air twisting through my hair as the Subaru barreled down the highway, and the endless reams of CB chatter between us, my dad's best friend (i...
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Mars, Rolling in Ecstasy at Your Feet
“You need not leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen...learn to become quiet, and still, and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice; it will roll in ecstasy at your feet .” -Franz Kafka From Pe...
“You need not leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen...learn to become quiet, and still, and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice; it will roll in ecstasy at y...
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Mars, Rolling in Ecstasy at Your Feet
“You need not leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen...learn to become quiet, and still, and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice; it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.” -Franz Kafka From Pet...
“You need not leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen...learn to become quiet, and still, and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice; it will roll in ecstasy at y...
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The Merchant of Venus
In science fictional worlds, humans and aliens need to sort out many basics of life including, of course, money. Money begets social strata, commerce, and trade. It makes a world go 'round. Stefan van Zoggel's   Star Wars stamp Some sci-fi worlds are bestow...
In science fictional worlds, humans and aliens need to sort out many basics of life including, of course, money. Money begets social strata, commerce, and trade. It makes a world go 'round. Stefan van Zoggel's Star Wars sta...
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We Don't Give A Tinker's Damn
Tinkers were the traveling tinsmiths of yore, and are often conflated nowadays with Tink er ers. Tink er ers are America's darlings, an allegory gone all rumpled shirt. Their emissions, however, are not for the feeble of heart. Familiar objects and parts ar...
Tinkers were the traveling tinsmiths of yore, and are often conflated nowadays with Tink<i>er</i>ers. Tink<i>er</i>ers are America's darlings, an allegory gone all rumpled shirt. Their emissions, however, are not for the feeb...
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I Am The Bread Man
Take your name and place it in the palm your hand. Familiar letters, stumbling obediently into place - that's you . It introduces you, signs your emails, does the job faithfully...it's unlikely, though, that it is as effervescent as your CB persona. "Breake...
Take your name and place it in the palm your hand. Familiar letters, stumbling obediently into place - that's you. It introduces you, signs your emails, does the job faithfully...it's unlikely, though, that it is as effervesc...
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Camie Bontaites, PhD (Hist/Philos of Science) is Chabot Space & Science Center's Creative Content Producer and Lead Researcher in their OpenScienceLab (OSLab), from which she runs all 10FM projects and writes this blog.  
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