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?
When I first started using the web in 1996 there were few search websites, and those that existed used to be slow and return poor quality results. Back in the late 1990’s the best web search engine was actually little more than a list of websites, with a simple search. Here is Yahoo from 1996, 1997. Google has changed everything. They’ve also become one of the worlds biggest data mining companies, collect data about what you search for, what you read as a result of that search and so much more information. In addition, google searches often return results, the … Continue reading Search: Everything new is old again
I’ve really stopped blogging as I didn’t want this blog to just become another place on the internet full of rants about the failings of Trump administration. In my drafts folder I have 33 posts, most of them finished, about … Continue reading Voting Systems – The Cherry and the Cream – ES&S
Greetings from Austin When I lived in Austin, Texas, my home was a block and a half from “Roadhouse Relics“, a neon art, sign shop owned by Todd Sanders. On the south side of the store, on an outside of … Continue reading A Mural for Louisville
I’m not sure I accept the need for actual “slums”, but I definitely agree with the general proposal that cities need to “age in place”, both the people and the buildings. Gentrification has it’s place, but only when nothing else … Continue reading Cities Need Slums?
Louisville is about to get its final two marijuana retail stores, at least until the council allows even more stores. The city council will decide on Tuesday September 1st if the current applications meet the need of the city, and … Continue reading Louisville is about to get its final two marijuana retail stores