The last time humans engineered the climate, they changed history

We're a horrible species, with little regard for the resources we have available to us. Almost 500 years ago:

The deaths of some 55 million native people to pandemic disease over less than a century, representing 90% of the inhabitants of North and South America — and 10% of the world population.

The effects of losing so many people?

A reforestation of their now-fallow farms, covering a combined area about the size of France, causing a massive and sustained amount of carbon to be sucked from the atmosphere.

Posted 5th Feb 2019 @ 18:00

The real lesson of Facebook's Apple dust-up shows why Zuckerberg's 'hacker way' is even more dangerous than we thought

Something John Gruber and John Moltz covered on The Talk Show last week. I would have dropped Facebook from the App Store completely.

Posted 5th Feb 2019 @ 15:00

Hobbs & Shaw trailer

I lost interest in the Fast & Furious franchise after the first film but did catch the one where The Rock entered the fray. Wasn't sure about this new movie but the trailer did bring a smile to my face.

Posted 3rd Feb 2019 @ 22:42

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