How many people have you misunderstood today?

According to the World Clock there are 7.7 billion people (humans) alive in the world today. How many of them have you misunderstood today? We have many mechanisms for failing to achieve consensus. We receive different information We interpret the same information differently We commit new information to long-term storage at different rates, and in […]

Ghosn rearrested for alleged aggravated breach of trust – Nikkei Asian Review

This farce is descending rapidly, even by the low standards of Japan’s legal system. The court just ruled his detention could not be extended. Apparently the prosecutors found a way around it. Hopefully, this is a sign they are very desperate to get Ghosn to incriminate himself, because their case is otherwise too weak to […]

‘Underground’ May Be the U.S. Military’s Next Warfighting Domain – Defense One

We must not allow a mineshaft gap? Tunnels and subterranean infrastructure demand high-level attention, training, and technology, the military’s intelligence chief says. — Read on www.defenseone.com/technology/2018/06/underground-may-be-us-militarys-next-warfighting-domain/149296/

Elimination of the Guinea Worm

Finally, a US President attempting to achieve something positive for the world, and actually succeeding. Thanks to efforts from the Carter Center, the Guinea Worm may have been eliminated.     https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/03/nasty-3ft-long-parasitic-worms-are-on-the-cusp-of-being-wiped-from-the-planet/

Novel Approach to Fusion Power

If I understood the news correctly, this potential new development depends on using semi-conductors with super-conductivity. Fusion has a long history of being Brazil: 30 years away, always has been always will. If this development pans out, which we may know in as soon as 3 years, we would be 15-30 years away from viable […]

How Bitcoin Ends

This year will be the final year that Bitcoin and Blockchain maintain their stranglehold on thinking rationally about the global banking system. Imperfect though it is, Bitcoin does not, cannot, and will never offer a viable alternative. Bitcoin was meant to cut out those unnecessary intermediaries, and replace them with computer cycles. The high processing cost of mining bitcoin–as […]

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