Paul

Paul

  • Commented on Trapped in the wrong trouser-leg of time
    I'm not as pessimistic about the possibilities for future change. I get it about the beige dictatorship and the choice between Tweedledum and Tweedledee for Prime Minister. However I do think there is the possibility of articulating something better. Jeremy...
  • Commented on Trapped in the wrong trouser-leg of time
    > Imagine the Brexit referendum and the US Presidential election results were flipped: where would we be now? What, you mean if the US had voted to leave the EU and we had elected Trump?...
  • Commented on Rejection Letter
    Sorry that should have been "The War on Terror"....
  • Commented on Rejection Letter
    It sounds like this might make a good episode for the long running TV series "The Waringstown Terror", as reviewed here: http://paulspontifications.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/a-review-of-joint-cnn-and-bbc.html...
  • Commented on The internet of decay
    I'd suggest more like "If it has a network connection it will be hacked. If it doesn't have a network connection then it might be hacked."...
  • Commented on The internet of decay
    How about this one: Electric cars are almost silent, so in the future governments everywhere have passed laws requiring synthetic engine noise. Car manufacturers have responded by making the default noise resemble a sewing machine and selling upgrades to V8...
  • Commented on The internet of decay
    Have you read about this hack? https://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/11/10/iot_worm_can_hack_philips_hue_lightbulbs_spread_across_cities/ The recent release of the CIA hacking tools on Wikileaks suggests that they have been looking at options for hacking smart vehicles....
  • Commented on Theme, Fiction, and Empire Games
    I had just finished Empire Games. I went downstairs and turned on the news, and it was Trump announcing the ban on muslims from certain countries entering the US, even if they had already been determined to be good muslims...
  • Commented on Theme, Fiction, and Empire Games
    Good book to read on the KGB is "Next Stop Execution" by Oleg Gordievsky. Imagine a Dilbert cartoon where the PHB can have you arrested on a capital charge....
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