If Randall Munroe has any kind of message here, it must be that predicting the future is hard. The mix of dire and hopeful predictions he pulled together is really entertaining.
In case you’re wondering, this lame entry is my attempt to get the ol’ blog going again. I just finished my Ph.D., moved to Pennsylvania, and started a new job as a spacecraft software engineer. Things are calming down a little bit now, though. (I had time to rebuild my Lego Millennium Falcon yesterday!)