So long as we keep our heads while all around are loosing theirs, never dwelling too long on exaggerated threats, we are in a position to muddle through.
22 November 2022 Read Time10 mins Read More
I have a thesis of which I am proud, and a marriage to my beautiful wife Halaina — who has been a constant source of love, joy, and support as I laboured in the archives.
22 May 2022 Read Time10 mins Read More
Freeman Dyson famously wrote that “A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering.”
5 November 2021 Read Time1 min Read More
As the contagion bit hard, Pepys chronicled the flight from the city, mostly of doctors, lawyers and merchants. Then as now, only those with the financial means to do so can seek refuge in seclusion.
3 August 2020 Read Time3 mins Read More
Declines in sexual activity seem to owe more to 'the introduction of the iPhone in 2007 and the global recession of 2008' than fear of contracting Aids.
13 June 2020 Read Time3 mins Read More
While the line between a Socratic acceptance of the limits of our knowledge and genuine ignorance is blurred, academia's financial rapacity knows no bounds.
8 June 2020 Read Time2 mins Read More
Combining powdered toad with the excretions and serum made into lozenges and worn about the affected area, drove away the contagion and drew out the poison.
4 June 2020 Read Time2 mins Read More
With digital services often serving as our memory, to remove content from personal drives is to airbrush our memory.
23 May 2020 Read Time2 mins Read More
It is fitting these memorial days are side by side because a central theme in the Star Wars saga was the freedom of peoples to live according to their need.
4 May 2020 Read Time2 mins Read More