THE DOME – Hellish horror on our doorstep.

                Runit Island in the Enewetak Atoll, part of the Marshall Islands is only 4800 klms from my front door and is barely containing an unimaginable horror that is about to change the world. At first glance, a tropical paradise but as climate change accelerates these islands are already drowning at a frightening rate. This would be enough of … Continue reading THE DOME – Hellish horror on our doorstep.

The Rise of Popular Culture – Depression to Delirium (Country music’s influence on music history)

Introduction The momentous changes in popular culture from 1945 can’t be written about until a little history of the previous 15 years is discussed. There were enormous political, social, economic and geographical upheavals in the world during the first decades of the 20th century. As a result, popular culture in post-war America simply exploded and it was breakthroughs in technology and music that lit the … Continue reading The Rise of Popular Culture – Depression to Delirium (Country music’s influence on music history)

Mobile v Satellite Phone Tech

The earthquake disaster in Nepal has been shocking on many levels but one thing is clear.  Mobile phones are fast becoming useless outdated tech. The network was completely wiped out in Katmandu and surrounding areas making it impossible for people, authorities, victims and families to communicate on any level. There are strangely only a few providers but this tech must be waiting in the wings … Continue reading Mobile v Satellite Phone Tech

Cody Wilson – 3D Printed Gun

Many people have asked is Cody Wilson good or evil.  I don’t think he’s either.  He’s simply an anarchist and a particularly idiotic one and the media has to stop giving this guy, full of his own self-importantance, a soapbox. His continual diatribe about printing a 3D gun is totally fatuous and lacks a deeper understanding of what this technology is capable of.  He’s driven … Continue reading Cody Wilson – 3D Printed Gun