It 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.
Two 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...
I’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
Must read (long). Who’s coming to Mars? Musk is a bit like the Chinese. You kind of expect him to get it done.
Another 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...
Must 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...
Brilliant. Malcolm Tucker meets Winnie the Pooh.
Thanks Serena and Angelique. What a match. And thanks to the Kong for an epic storm to accompany it. â€‹ â€‹
Now to work out how to find the phoenix in the ashes.
Astonishing, horrific, must read. tl;dr Stanford rape case