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Shocking video of the tragic port explosion in Beirut yesterday highlights the very tenuous existence of the State of Lebanon.
The political system there is tribally split and dominated by the … more
This subject is on my mind recently; I have a lot of stuff bubbling around the aether in my head.....
The gulf between gates/bezos/musk and the seriously lazily unemployed is huge.
And if the meat … more
This is more of an informative post (hopefully) rather than a rant or my trying to make a point!
If you have read this blog you may have picked up that in the past I have been excited about crypto$ … more
DISCLAIMER - MAYBE I'M A PARANOID WHO HAS WATCHED "I AM LEGEND", THINKS TOO MUCH AND HAS NOT FLOWN HIS PARAGLIDER FOR TOOOOOOOO LONG!
Riots today in Minneapolis and Hong Kong.
People are … more
Yesterday I kept turning the TV on (voyeuristically) and off (angrily) watching Dominic Cummings deal live with one angry journalist after another, purporting to represent the whipped up frenzied " … more
The meaning of some words that I may use in my blog from time to time.
tldr = too long, didn't read
grankers = greedy bankers
snoutlets = sensational news outlets.
shacks = shameles hacks … more
As you might imagine this rant is centred on covid-19.
It's a pretty hard post as I don't want to come across as some right wing fascist bastard.
Or as too simplistic - there are some huge … more
foldingathome.org is an initiative to use distributed programming power to nail some of the world's diseases including covid-19.
I have a linux desktop - my supercomputer, a windows gaming laptop … more
the more you have to take care of/worry about.....
Said the Buddha.
Jeez. What was I thinking? more
Well I'm back from my trip to Brazil.. What a mind opener that was.
In October, three Brazilians set a new paragliding world record of 582km there, so we knew that there was potential for personal … more