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Electric Vehicle Outlook 2017

Change happens slower than I might think. Even at 50% of new sales in a year, this means that probably just 30% of cards will be electric by the time I am retired in 20 years. Sadness. Electric vehicles take majority share of new car sales We … [Read more]

Sperm counts among western men have halved in last 40 years

This article on The Guardian is like science fiction: Sperm counts among men have more than halved in the last 40 years, research suggests, although the drivers behind the decline remain unclear. The latest findings reveal that between 1973 and … [Read more]

Smoke Bubble Tree

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Video:Magnatron 2.0

Promotional video for the synthwave collection "Magnatron 2.0" by New Retro Wave For a moment there I was nostalgic for the 80s disco. Don't panic, it was just a moment.   https://vimeo.com/221313907 … [Read more]

Selling is making poeple feel bad

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The Rise of the Machines – Why Automation is Different this Time

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSKi8HfcxEk … [Read more]

What is a hero ?

"Do you know what the definition of a hero is? Someone who gets other people killed. " … [Read more]

The Golden Road to Samarkand

I heard about this poem play today by James Elroy Flecker and was delighted to read this. It strikes a chord with me. SCENE II At the Gate of the Moon, Bagdad. Blazing moonlight. MERCHANTS, CAMEL-DRIVERS and their beasts, PILGRIMS, JEWS, WOMEN, … [Read more]

Video: Cichosza – Legendy Polskie

Cichosza - Cover. Marcin Macuk & Krzysztof Zalewski. Legendy Polskie   A sequel to previous video, well worth a few minutes.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_rgOau603I … [Read more]

Video: Digital Mechanical Metamaterials – YouTube

Keypad Door lock made entirely from 3d-printed materials and mechanical operation. This feels like the future to me. … [Read more]