Monday, July 15, 2024


Welcome to Next Generation Science. Here we report on all the interesting, relevant, timely topics in a variety of fields of science, health, medicine and technology. And we do so in a way that breaks through the overly-complex tech jargon that is so often used in other reports.

In recent years, genealogy has seen significant technical advancements that have revolutionized the way people trace and understand their family histories. The integration of DNA testing into genealogical research has been a game-changer, enabling individuals to uncover genetic links and ancestral origins with a level of precision that was previously unattainable. Additionally, the proliferation of digital archives and online databases has dramatically increased access to historical documents, including census records, immigration papers, and birth and death certificates. Advances in software and mobile applications have also streamlined data organization and sharing, making it easier for family members and researchers around the world to collaborate on building extensive family trees. These technological developments have not only made genealogy more accessible but also more accurate and expansive in scope.

high tech business


Last Saturday I attended the BYU vs Colorado State basketball game and came away with a lesson I hadn’t anticipated. When the game first started, things seemed pretty even matched and you’d have had a hard time seeing significant differences between the teams. They were both executing pretty well and the score was close. Over […]

high tech employees


According to, perks are “privileges granted to employees in addition to their salaries and benefits,” and may include such things as “the company car, vacations, reserved parking spaces, spacious offices, private dining and washroom facilities, etc.” Perks are different from benefits since they are less important (typical benefit health coverage, typical perks reserved parking […]

ai in gyms


Though I didn’t realize it at the time, when we transformed my local gym into a member-owned cooperative back in early 2017, it set in motion a new, high-tech model for community fitness centers that’s now used by over a thousand gyms around the country. Like many of the other forty-thousand fitness centers in the […]