Soul Food for August 9th 2013: The Wonder of Technology

Happy Soul Food Friday! 


 Have you ever really pondered the power of technology and its impact in our lives?

Our relationship to technology can be a real love/hate thing

Here are a few interesting applications to make us think and feel about how technology can be a great servant but a horrible master…

The Power of Simulation: Flight 214 Airline Crash Animation

Learning from our mistakes so we can prevent them in the future can be a handy application of simulations.

Here is some powerful animation of flight 214 by an ex airline captain who specializes in forensic animation.

The actual recording from the control tower plays in background.

The Power of Information: ACCESS ANY ADDRESS IN THE WORLD faster than Google Earth.

This might startle you … it’s incredible technology.

After opening the link below, type in the address you want slowly, letter by letter, space by space, and watch each time where it takes you by successive approximation. 

The Power of Space Travel: Take Your Personal Tour of the International Space Station:

This link will take you to the Space Station, complete with a “personal tour” by Sunita Williams.

Sunita shows us how big this place really is and explains how all aspects of human needs are handled on board.

The Power of Attention: The Beauty of a Second

6 Billion seconds ago the chronograph was created. Today, can we experience the moment, one second at a time?

Thanks this week go to Hélène G, Jehangir J, Chris B & Mitch S

Pay it forward!



“The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation,we shall harness for God the energies of love.
And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world,
we shall have discovered fire!”–Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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