Monthly Archives: March 2018

Walmart Robot Army Wants Your Jobs

CBS has an article about automation called Walmart Launches Small Army Of Autonomous Scanning Robots. Let’s have a look. Artificial intelligence will soon be put to work at Walmart stores around the country. And it could be a game-changer for retail. … Continue reading

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Review of “Travelers” (season 1)

* * * B Travelers is a science fiction series starring Eric “Will” McCormack as FBI agent Grant McClaren leading a team of 4 other “travelers” who have been sent to save the world from a catastrophic future by the … Continue reading

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DIY: Replacing a Toilet Fill Valve

What should you do if your toilet stops filling up? First, take the back off. Make sure the fill valve isn’t stuck closed (push down on the arm, water should flow). If not, you may need to replace the fill … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Skein of Lament”

* * * * A The second book of “The Braided Path” series by Chris Wooding, The Skein of Lament, is a rare sequel that I liked better than the first book. The series is a fantasy reminiscent of Robert Jordan’s … Continue reading

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Review of “The Shannara Chronicles” (season 1)

* * C The Shannara Chronicles is a series based on the fantasy novels of Terry Brooks. Fortunately, the series creators chose to skip the terribly written debut “The Sword of Shannara”, which was a Lord of the Rings clone. … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Weavers of Saramyr”

* * * B The first book of “The Braided Path” series by Chris Wooding, The Weavers of Saramyr is a fantasy reminiscent of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time. Set in an alien fantasy world (which has three moons), the … Continue reading

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