Wednesday 02 Oct 2013, Doug Cooke speaks at Ignite Health Portland.
Like it or not the Affordable Care Act is here. The exchanges are open. Millions of interested people are looking into health insurance and potential subsidies for themselves and their families. The question is: will it really be affordable enough to benefit the people it is intended to serve? Doug gives this short (5 minute) talk at TAO's Ignite Health Portland to discuss the issue.
See the talk here: The ACA: Big A or little a?
Thursday 10 Jan 2013, Doug
Tinder Post-DMI Solstice Openhouse a Success!
Monday 25 Jun 2012, Doug
Friday 08 Jun 2012, Doug
Tuesday 05 Jun 2012, Doug
Although it looks like a undergrad study of figure/ground relationships or an iconic representation of "dynamic composition", Tinder went out to observe the actual once-in-a-lifetime event without the aid of computers or complex technology. Conclusions: Venus - small, Sun - big. Its just really cool to see it in person and feel connected to the immensity of the cosmose in such a tangible way.
The next transit of Venus will be in 2117. If you hurry out now you may be able to catch it (Caution: do not look with your naked eyes. Build a viewer: http://www.lifeslittlemysteries.com/2443-solar-eclipse-viewer.htm