When is a big boost, not a big boost? →
This story appeared in the news today. It forgets to mention one quite important thing. The question asked was: “Which Government do you think would be best at representing Scotland and Scottish interests in the European Union?” Now the eagle eyed among you will note the use of the phrase Scotland and Scottish in the question. It invites whomever answers the survey to frame the...
Baroness' - Yellow & Green
Today has been the rarest of all Scottish days, sunny. So instead of going outside I’ve decided to stay inside all day and listen to music. As part of that I just listened to Baroness’ new album Yellow & Green (I know I’m late to the show). It is perhaps the best “hard rock” album I’ve listened to in a very long time. Now I don’t know exactly...
Calvino's Death - Gore Vidal - 1985 →
”On the morning of Friday, September 20, 1985, the first equinoctial storm of the year broke over the city of Rome. I awoke to thunder and lightning; and thought I was, yet again, in the Second World War…”
Evolution of the Web →
Google is amazing. Farming your data to feed to the robot apocalypse machine but amazing.