Friday Music

I like to wind up my work week with some music listening if possible. Ideally while being left to work on some code or config changes in peace. To aid with this, I have the headphones in, volume up and distractions are ignored as much as possible. Today, it’s been my metal playlist on Spotify. […]

Environment India

Dead Air

Air quality in New Delhi is now so bad that the basic advice is just to stay indoors and don’t ever go out. It’s catastrophic, a smoking, smog covered totem of what awaits the world as we continue merrily along our current path: Year after year, the economic effects of the world’s current environmental path […]

Science! Space

Interstellar Space

This is fascinating: IN THE BLACKNESS of space billions of miles from home, NASA’s Voyager 2 marked a milestone of exploration, becoming just the second spacecraft ever to enter interstellar space in November 2018. Now, a day before the anniversary of that celestial exit, scientists have revealed what Voyager 2 saw as it crossed the threshold—and […]

Baking & Food Food for Thought

Modern Food

Industrial production of food has substantially changed what we eat. Our food has become higher quality, but in doing so it has also lost some of it’s benefits. Delilah recently sent me on a newsletter from pointing out that dirty is better – carrots covered in dirt last longer and are probably better for […]