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Turning a Cold Shoulder on Cold Fusion

_This is one of three articles I had to write for a course I took at the Colorado School of Mines called Advanced Science Communication. This article questions the dogmatism and ironic inflexibility that scientists sometimes enter into. _ "Can we…

Is Nanotechnology the New Asbestos?

This is one of three articles I had to write for a course I took at the Colorado School of Mines called Advanced Science Communication. This article looks at the dangers associated with budding technologies, and in particular that of nanotech. I must…

Ben Makuh

Hello, friend. My name is Ben Makuh. I'm an introspective pastor-turned-software engineer. I develop full-stack web applications with an eye toward performance, usability, and delight. In short, I believe technology is for people, not the other way…

Giving

I've been thinking a lot lately on the topic of giving, and it seems to me that how I often give is not very godly. There are many reasons to give, but usually how it goes for me is something like this: I go through my belongings to thin out what I…

Is shoveling rocks hard?

Last Saturday I was able to attend the Denver Rebelution conference with some friends, and it was a great experience. Alex and Brett have a good message, and I appreciated how their father provided a strong foundation of godliness for the whole…

Jesus Reloaded

When I was in New York City last weekend, One of my roommates at the hotel received a tiny little tract from someone on the street that had a big smiley face and the words, "Smile, Jesus loves you" on the front. God gave me the opportunity to talk to…

Book Review - DO HARD THINGS (Alex and Brett Harris)

I received my copy of DO HARD THINGS about two weeks ago and was able to finish it earlier this week. It reads quickly and is engaging and interesting. More important than anything, though, is the content. It's a message that many teenagers (and even…

Having Done all, Stand

The world races by. Look my soul! Listen! Do you not hear The cry of eternity rising On the failing breaths of Four Billion Unsaved souls? Go forth and speak. Worry not in the trials and Travails you will face. Take heart; our Savior is our Lord, Our…

Creation

Clarified, Resolute, precision: Sunrise betwixt the mountains. Sinusoidal entrance of the sun, Glowing, Mathematic perfection. Life is overexposed. "-Just enough!" The lands proclaim. Most artists use paint; This One used hydrogen, A symphony of…
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