Punch Line

article and photo by Hudson Lofchie —– Woman to Winston Churchill: Sir, you are drunk. Winston Churchill to Woman: And you are ugly. But tomorrow, I will be sober. Humor is as much a part of being human as anger, sadness, joy or any other emotion. Even more fascinating is the fact that humor spans…

The Election Game Show

The Election Game Show Article and Photo by Hudson Lofchie —– It may be too late to change anything for this year’s election, but let’s see if we can make the 2016 election go a little bit better. Here are some ideas that will make the elections fairer, more fun, more fact-based and less discriminating…

The middle children

The middle children Column and photo by Hudson Lofchie —– “We are the middle children of history.”  This iconic line from the movie Fight Club was right on the money, but not in the sense that Tyler Durden meant it.  It is the year 2012, and humanity is stagnant. Our generation is in a chronological sweet spot;…

Education and Indoctrination

Education and indoctrination by Hudson Lofchie photo: Curtousy —– *Author’s note: While writing this column, I realize that I make many statements against religion that may offend individuals who identify as strongly religious.  I do not wish to offend anyone, and I am merely using evangelical religion as an example of a concept. What determines…

Crowdsource for truly unique musical experiences

Crowdsource for truly unique musical experiences Researchers create the ultimate personalized music search engine Article by Hudson Lofchie Photo: Courtesy Published in The California Aggie on May 23, 2012 —–  Our technological prowess is increasing every day, but the machines we use are still limited by the knowledge that the designers put into them. Researchers have…

UC Davis engineering changes the world

UC Davis engineering changes the world College of Engineering celebrates 50 years of accomplishment  Article by Hudson Lofchie Photo Courtesy The California Aggie Published in The California Aggie (theaggie.org) on February 29th, 2012 —– It is not every day that an individual can look back on their work and see how it has changed the world. But…