Rubber Dingies beat Flying Metal in War on Pirates

This is not a rant comparing the US military against others for effectiveness.  It’s purely my observation of events and appearances surrounding the current (10 years!) piracy problem on the high seas. This is the homepage of the US 5th Fleet above. All clean and big and modern and powerful and heroic (Take My Breath… Continue reading Rubber Dingies beat Flying Metal in War on Pirates

The Morals and Outcomes of File Sharing

Many moons ago, I read a short Sci-Fi story in a paperback book I’d bought called Business as Usual, During Alterations by Ralph Williams The book is a 1972 Pan edition of an earlier compilation by Damon Knight called “100 Years of Science Fiction” and is well worth a read if you can get a… Continue reading The Morals and Outcomes of File Sharing