Thatcher’s Recession, and Now?

 Posted by on October 6, 2009  2 Responses »
Oct 062009
 
Thatcher's Recession, and Now?

Last updated on November 22nd, 2015 How Bad was Thatcher’s Recession compared to the Current Economic Slump? Q. Well, how would you find out, exactly? A. Surprisingly easily.  This graph here compares historical economic slumps with the current one, on a month by month basis.  It’s taken from the “National Institute of Economic and Social […]

Murderous Robot Wars

 Posted by on August 4, 2009  No Responses »
Aug 042009
 
Murderous Robot Wars

Last updated on November 21st, 2015 Introduction Professor Noel Sharkey from Sheffield, better known as one of the judges on the BBCTV show “Robot Wars” knows a thing or two about robots and artificial intelligence.  He’s made a plea for more debate about the use of robot planes in warfare. (see link) He’s said, “An […]

Jul 252009
 
Backwards and Forwards Through Time

Last updated on January 5th, 2016 Exploring the Simultaneous Nature of Cause & Effect Star Trek: The Next Generation: Finale, Episode – “All Good Things…” I’ve just watched the double episode finale to the TNG Picard series just after the cyclists finished their ascent of Mont Ventoux in this years Tour de France.  It was […]

Taliban Torture America

 Posted by on July 20, 2009  No Responses »
Jul 202009
 
Taliban Torture America

Last updated on January 5th, 2016 Pfc. Bowe R. Bergdahl, aged 23, of Ketchum, Idaho, is a member of the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, from Fort Richardson, Alaska.  He was captured in circumstances that aren’t clear and has appeared in a Taliban video (prev at http://articles.latimes.com/2009/jul/20/world/fg-afghan-soldier20), […]

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