I’ve followed Naomi Wu on twitter for a few years. Her youtube channel tech videos are legend. When you first see Naomi in pictures or video, it’s surprising, for some I can see it could be challenging. I could care … Continue reading What’s Your Story?
This Washington Post article by Eli Saslow is both compelling reading and in equal measures depressing and a call to arms. This really isn’t about poor people who don’t try hard enough, don’t work hard enough, it’s about a failing system, everything from hours of work, to transport, and support systems. In many respects it resembles a self eating virus, where the only way forward for many is to eat their future. Meanwhile instead of meaningful change and addressing the issues, Republican States are wasting time banning books and trying any way they can to stop women getting abortions. Some … Continue reading The death spiral of an American family
When I left IBM after 23-years I won’t claim it was because of my age. I was 52 at the time and yes, I let them “pink slip” me. I was though disappointed but not surprised when I read this … Continue reading Age Or Experience?
I wrote the following as a thread on twitter yesterday, I thought it would be simpler than writing a blog post. It wasn’t. I do have the greatest empathy with the #LouisvilleCO residents who lost their homes. We can’t predict … Continue reading Resilience or Consequences
[I try not to cross post, but I’m going to break my rule twice with this. It was originally written for my linkedin account about a post I wrote on my music research blog. The embedded post has the story … Continue reading The stories that we tell.
As America’s west starts to suffer the consequences of one of the deepest and most severe drought in a century, largely due to climate change but also large increases in population and construction, the conditions elsewhere are increasingly bad. We’ve … Continue reading Water wars and more
Americans have no idea how backward their financial systems are. Charles Arthur (author and commentator) via The Overspill No. 1618 Yesterday evening I went through the usual dance at a restaurant in my home town of #louisvilleco . You ask … Continue reading CHASE Backwards Banking
the debate about starting and ending life is even more nuanced. The “Pro Choice” debate is almost exclusively biased toward abortion. Irrespective of who, and why, the religious right in the USA have cleverly steered the discussion to being just … Continue reading Life Is Nuanced
I just wrote this up on my aging tech’ blog. If you need a small system with Windows to perform lightweight tasks, you might consider re-using one of the thousands of used, decommissioned corporate computers available on ebay. If your … Continue reading Need a cheap but useful Windows computer?
Soccer memories from Hemel Hempstead 1972-1974 This post deals with my soccer years. If you have any memory of the team players, games, any additional pictures etc. please leave a comment, use the contact form or get in touch. I’m … Continue reading Hemel Lads or Hemelads?