Trickle down economics

If you have no interest in British politics you can count yourselves lucky. They’ve just had a change of Prime Minister, the big blonde PM has just been replaced by a smaller blonde one, Liz Truss. They didn’t have a general election or anything sensible like that....

A vision of the future

Back in October, Facebook founder Mark Zukerberg put on his smartest t-shirt and gave us the five buck tour of the Metaverse, and said we would all be joining him there within 5 years. He said it was the future, many said it was a shiny attempt to avoid a bunch of bad...

The great under appreciated

The United Kingdom is undergoing a fascinating social experiment lately. It didn’t really mean to, but it’s been caught in a headlock somewhat of its own making. They are, for reasons I’ll come to shortly, trying to run a country with a serious shortage of people who...

Hot air buffoons

The seven most powerful leaders of the free world met last month by the seaside in Carbis Bay in the glorious south west of England. The agenda was packed with meaty stuff to get their teeth stuck into. Responses to the global pandemic, a plan to deal with China and...

Pipeline pirates

“Terribly sorry for all the trouble” is more or less what Darkside said after their ransomware infected, and paralysed a US oil pipeline last month. What they actually said, via a press release was that their goal is to make money, not to create problems for society....