Teach Your Children Well

Even if you have been living in a cabin in Montana for the last 10 years working on your anti-technology manifesto, you have no doubt been hearing all the hype about Artificial Intelligence, perhaps more accurately called machine learning. Maybe you think it is the beginning of the end of humanity, maybe you think it [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Kid Friendly, Science & Technology, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on Teach Your Children Well

I’d Rather Be High

Drone technology continues to improve incredibly fast - with better sensors, more intelligent programming, more powerful motors and longer battery life, more and more people are using drones for search and rescue, commercial photography, mapping, agriculture, small item delivery, and very soon human transport! And humans will find many more creative ways to use drones [...]

By | August 26th, 2017|Aerospace, Entertainment, Kid Friendly, Science & Technology, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on I’d Rather Be High

I Wouldn’t Count On It

I know, I know - I almost spaced it! I realize how much you all enjoy our traditional Sunday breakfast at AgoraFest, so I was able to convince Buffalo Ridge to feed us Sunday morning. All you can eat fresh fruit, scrambled eggs with cheese, bacon, biscuits and gravy, toast, juice and coffee. Age 12 [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Food and Drink, Kid Friendly, Updates|Comments Off on I Wouldn’t Count On It

Esme Alexis

I am very excited to announce that singer-songwriter Esme Alexis will be joining us at AgoraFest this year! Esme comes from the Rock Island, IL and has been playing music and performing since she was 17 years old. Her eclectic music style includes elements of folk, blues, country, and rock and roll, and her original [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|Entertainment, Kid Friendly, Updates|Comments Off on Esme Alexis

The Best Time To Plant A Tree

Was twenty years ago. Right, believe me, I get it. So we are playing catch up, in a lot of ways. I, like many, perhaps most of you, attended (I won't say was educated in) government schools. And I had to bust my ass intellectually in my 20's and 30's to make up for it. [...]

By | August 20th, 2017|Kid Friendly, Science & Technology, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on The Best Time To Plant A Tree

The Earth Is A Harsh Mistress

"The Earth is just too small and fragile a basket for the human race to keep all its eggs in." - Heinlein "The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn't have a space program." - Larry Niven "Despite the campaign rhetoric, the bureaucracies--big business and big government--are here to stay. The centralization effort cannot be checked, [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Aerospace, Kid Friendly, Science & Technology, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on The Earth Is A Harsh Mistress

You Do Sell Books, Hmm? – What Do Those Look Like, Grapefruit?

"Print Is Dead." - McLuhan "McLuhan Is Dead." - The AgoraFest Bookstore That's right pals, due to overwhelming popular demand, the AgoraFest Bookstore is back again for its third year! • Radical Pamphlets • Collectible 1st Editions • Austrian Economics, Monetary Theory, History & Political Philosophy • Out-Of-Print Libertarian Paperbacks • Libertarian/Anarchist Themed Science Fiction [...]

By | August 13th, 2017|Kid Friendly, The Agora, Updates|Comments Off on You Do Sell Books, Hmm? – What Do Those Look Like, Grapefruit?