Posts tagged with ‘star trek’

Robots and Fuel Strikes – What Are People Supposed to Do?

May 26, 2016

The Role of Work – What Is It? The role of work is at the heart of many societal norms, take the so-called “protestant work ethic”. The current strikes in France, inspired by the fuel tanker driver strike, will have many of a “work ethic” mindset secretly envious but openly tut-tutting.  https://www.thelocal.fr/20160526/french-fuel-crisis-4600-petrol-stations-run-dry China, despite its […]

Cameron Reveals the Second Totalitarian Democracy

April 4, 2012

Totalitarianism Hits Britain The End of Freedom –  Here is the News Today, dozy Brits sleepwalked into a slightly-uncomfortable oblivion.  No-one blinked. Following on from yesterday’s news that everything any of us does will be recorded, anything and everything, it’s now the end of justice as we know it and a sharp veer to the […]

Antimatter: The Real Giant Leap

November 18, 2010

One Small Step for Man, one Giant Leap For Mankind When Armstrong said those words (except I missed out the ‘a’), it looked like men & women would be walking tall on all sorts of astronomical bodies in a continuation of the Apollo programme.  As we no know, things didn’t quite work out like that […]

Backwards and Forwards Through Time

July 25, 2009

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 “All Good Things…”(see link, link & […]

Flight AF 447 Ocean Floor

June 21, 2009

Atlantic Ocean Floor Profile Following the (as yet unresolved) crash of the Air France airbus on flight AF 447, much has been made about the ocean floor having huge cracks and being very uneven.  Most atlases, online and TV news reports say this and back the statement up with visual imagery of the bathymetry.  See […]