Oh my – Ivanpah meets Margaret Hamilton

I have no idea of what to make of this, except to make a quick post here. Margaret Hamilton is a computer scientist/software engineer responsible for much of the on-board Apollo computer system, a rather amazing piece of technology from the 1960s that got Apollo astronauts to the moon and back. Ivanpah is a thermal…

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Tesla Pickup Truck More Popular Than Ford F-150!

Guest “you couldn’t make this sort of schist up if you tried” by David Middleton Tesla’s ‘Cyberpunk’ Truck Is Already America’s New Favorite Pickup: Study By Sissi Cao • 07/03/19 Elon Musk has made no secret of his intention to someday build an electric pickup truck. The Tesla CEO has been teasing the idea for…

Are the Russians in the Room Right Now?

The conspiracy theory that keeps on giving. There’s a new piece of rubbish article on Medium making the rounds, with a “new” analysis of Climategate pointing to those wascally Wussians, by Iggy Ostanin The identity of the hackers has remained a mystery despite the efforts of law enforcement and journalists. It can be revealed for…

German Green Leader Apologises for Blaming Merkel’s Trembling on Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall German Green Leader Annalena Baerbock has apologised for suggesting German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s apparent ill health was caused by global warming. Germany’s Green leader sorry for linking Angela Merkel’s shaking to climate crisis German Green party leader Annalena Baerbock has tweeted her apologies after suggesting that the chancellor’s trembling may…

70 Arrested as Climate Activists Protest Against the New York Times

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Extinction Rebellion is incensed that New York Times isn’t providing enough coverage of the climate crisis. Arrests at protest over New York Times’ ‘unacceptable’ climate coverage Protesters block avenue between Port Authority and NYTExtinction Rebellion calls for better coverage of climate crisis Amanda Holpuch in New York @holpuchSun 23 Jun 2019 06.14 AEST…