Last week, Apple announced the latest version of HomePod, their flagship speaker product. Naturally, I took a moment to browse its home page. Wouldn’t…
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If you have visited any of the so called “developing” countries, you may have heard those megaphones chiming prayers, sermons and other local sounds…
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December 2022

If you rely on mainstream news to understand what is happening in the world, you are making a serious mistake. The role of mainstream news is not to…
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What most people don’t understand about the so called flat-earthers is that they don’t care whether the earth is flat, spherical, or oblong. But first…
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November 2022

The reason I pay attention to consumer technology is because it is a honey pot – tempting and irresistible, but ultimately a trap. And as with every…
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I keep reminding myself to appreciate each and every normal day. By normal I mean a day when electricity and water utilities work, when food markets are…

October 2022

Do you remember a video game called Lemmings, where a bunch of human-like creatures fall off cliffs, drawn themselves, walk into fire pits, and so on…
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Six years ago I escaped the EU gulag and moved to South East Asia. Back then I thought I was taking a risk. “Authoritative” sources like The Guardian…
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September 2022

Remember the opening scene of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: Space Odyssey? Primitive, violent, man-apes, fighting each other with nothing but bones, are…
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Here's how to wake up from it
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August 2022

The hallmarks of a bad fairytale
What I am about to tell you may sound unbelievable, but this doesn’t make it any less true. Everything that’s happening in the world right now …
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