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The Shapes of Things – a story taster

Aug 18th, 2014 | By
The peope Jack might have been talking about?

“Something is wrong with the way people live. You can tell by the way they walk” said Doherty. Rivers were flowing as usual. Streets, filled with shoppers and of course cars. The cars edged forward at a slower pace than the pavement browsers achieved – more cars than road space. All were predictably “there”. A
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Achieving Presence

Jun 6th, 2014 | By

After the first day’s cup of coffee and before the second, I was musing over the fact that an Electric Ferrari with Google Drive super-system could drive through a village safely at 250 miles per hour where the road surface allowed. It would detect any life form and it’s approach as well as any object,
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Getting excited about free trade

Nov 1st, 2013 | By

      This is the thrilling thing about “Apps” on Mobile phones. Apps  and Web services are playing their part in opening up everybody-wins opportunities.   Dramatic and sometimes world-saving developments in areas such as water purification, medicine, transport, education and learning offer great promise – to mention a small sample from a long
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Greece and Hope

Sep 16th, 2013 | By
Greece has views, and views

    Greece: Do we, Greeks, have any hope?   [Question and answer originally published on Quora.com – September 14, 2013 ]   Absolutely you do. Just not as soon as we’d all like for you. With one of the best known collections of topographic and scenic beauty, wonderful history that’s still visible, one of
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Bask in the joy of speaking another language – oh bright one!

May 24th, 2013 | By

Why Bilinguals are Smarter – NYT – We all knew this! But fun to (quickly before the next language lesson) read this brief article again  




Weightless Hotels and Resorts ™ Launch Today! April First, 2013

Apr 1st, 2013 | By

Inspired by the numerous companies developing trips into outer space and the opportunities to enjoy the weightless experiences of zero gravity, Weightless Hotels and Resorts™ are creating one of the most revolutionary luxury hotel experiences, since the electronic room key card. Better than a spa, you will feel the total absence of weight. It gives
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Pisa – why you should visit

Jan 21st, 2013 | By

Pisa is small. By the standards of Florence or Sienna,  it provides plentiful gifts of delightful travel experiences and is easy to walk around. Much more than the fantastic Leaning Tower and Cathedral – it is full of restaurants, shops, beautiful buildings, churches, cafes and restaurants. The river runs through it! The River Arno, the
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NanoBriefing 23 {} Telephone conversations translated as we speak to each other

Oct 22nd, 2012 | By

This is part of a shift in paradigms – if we can speak to anyone, anywhere in any language and they hear an instant, simultaneous translation into their own language – how many things might change….? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20004210




NanoBriefing 22

Oct 15th, 2012 | By

I’m always pleased to hear of the further progress in highly efficient (and yes, even renewable) means of generating energy – here’s progress again Safer, more efficient, fusion-generated electricity is on the horizon READ MORE




Charges for Credit or Debit cards are a Cost of Doing Business.

Oct 9th, 2012 | By

Charges for Credit or Debit cards are a Cost of Doing Business.   Customers should avoid and or vigorously protest at companies trying to charge for the acceptance of credit or debit cards, the modern way of making payments.   While we still falsely prop ourselves up by relying on a plethora of government rules
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