Archive for October, 2006

Fantasy and reality

Friday, October 27th, 2006

In Europe and the US large parts of the population reject science which is about reality and turn to the realms of fantasy for comfort and inspiration. Ironically the people who invent and create the tools to do this are the scientists and artists who forge the technology used by the media, which is mostly […]

Taking over the world

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

We know that the threat from computers is not that they will suddenly start running our lives and turn us into slaves. The real threat is that we will believe all their output and act on it to our detriment, or that others who control output will use that to control the population as a […]

Wonderful people!

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

A couple of days ago I walked into one of Brighton’s trendy cafes and was ignored. Not just a bit but a lot. I’m a short, bald, rather untidy, fat person and over the years have got rather used to being ignored, but this was special. They did it really well. Happily for all of […]