by Tom | Feb 16, 2017 | Hong Kong / China, Tech, ViewIt won’t be long until we see droneworks in Hong Kong, I should think. These were a little underwhelming, if I’m honest, but I can see how they’d become extraordinary over time.
by Tom | Feb 7, 2017 | ViewTwo lovely new sports that I’ve come across by accident. Competitive freestyle indoor skydiving (kind of unconstrained overhead gymnastics). Classical vs Pop full orchestral mash ups (Brahms vs Radiohead and Bartók vs Björk in this post). Indoor skydiving...
by Tom | Nov 18, 2016 | Government, Personal, ViewI’ve found the county level US election maps fascinating. Here are some more goodies. The purple linear cartogram of the election results looks like a phoenix decaying. Discuss. Source: Election maps
by Tom | Sep 29, 2016 | Personal, Reading, Science, TechMust read (long). Who’s coming to Mars? Musk is a bit like the Chinese. You kind of expect him to get it done.
by Tom | Aug 11, 2016 | ReadingAnother from the “I didn’t expect that” list. The written news media is reporting reasonably effectively, we just don’t use old media any more. The two most newsworthy things that Donald Trump didÂ in the last two days were these: He gave a...
by Tom | Aug 11, 2016 | Government, ReadingMust read article on new research into Daesh. Really not what I thought at all. “…young people adrift in a globalized world find their own way to ISIS, looking to don a social identity that gives their lives significance. Groups of dissatisfied young...
by Tom | Aug 11, 2016 | ReadingBrilliant. Malcolm Tucker meets Winnie the Pooh.
by Tom | Jul 9, 2016 | Listen, Personal, ViewThanks Serena and Angelique. What a match. And thanks to the Kong for an epic storm to accompany it. â€‹ â€‹
by Tom | Jun 24, 2016 | Government, PersonalNow to work out how to find the phoenix in the ashes.
by Tom | Jun 5, 2016 | ReadingAstonishing, horrific, must read. tl;dr Stanford rape case