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Taming Lightning (PODCAST)

Hello Lightning Tamers!

This is episode 12!  In today’s podcast we have the Austin, Texan artist Ben Livingston who is internationally known for his  neon/light sculpture.

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My time now. The adventures of my father's 1963 Rolex Explorer.

Sat, Mar 9, 2013 - Continued Dec 5/6, 2018

I'd like to begin this story about how a durable Swiss timepiece became a family legacy with a toast to Bob Ridley, Master horologist and his assistant, Barbara, who is responsible for encouraging me to gather my thoughts and reflections about my father's Rolex Explorer and record the tale of this watch's circuitous path through the last 55 years.

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Memory

The concept of which, in my life time (since 1958) has gone from simply being the mind - regarded as a store of things remembered, to science and technology’s creation of the computer and it’s collateral storage devices - which have literally become an extension of our personal physiological faculty, thanks to google and the "contacts" app on your iphone. 

Case in point - How many telephone numbers do you know by heart - on demand - right now? 

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