Observations

Phoenix arising?

  I awoke to news of rockets flying into Israel in their thousands, Palestinians pouring into southern Israel, killing and kidnapping. And Israel retaliating.  Today more than 500 people on […]

Retreat and Die

  All the King’s horses and all the king’s men couldn’t put Humpty together again. 25th June, 2023 The last 24 hours in Russia have seen remarkable events with Prigozhin […]

The Curse of Crypto

Bitcoin mining farm. Photo: Marko Ahtisaari The first transaction involving the use of a crypto currency to buy something physical was on May 22nd, 2010 when 10,000 bitcoins were exchanged for […]

Innovation at War

  On 22nd April, 2021[1] I predicted that Russia would invade Ukraine and so break its UN charter commitments and the promise it made in the Budapest Memorandum of 1994 […]

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