Category: Information

Jan 19

Taralga New South Wales

Yes, they are sheep walking down the main street of Taralga.  I wonder how Willoughby Council would react to this.    

Jan 16

Why the Islamic world needs a new ‘golden age’

“The Muslim world’s past contributions to science and education were extraordinary. The Islamic “golden age” – during which scholarship and learning flourished across the Muslim world – lasted many centuries, and included the establishment of the world’s first universities. Today, however, Muslim-majority countries lag well behind the rest of the world in terms of education …

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Jan 13

It looks like Apple is building a car.

In an article in MacWorld (1), Elon Musk was quoted as saying that Apples Project Titan was an “open secret … It’s pretty hard to hide something if you hire over a thousand engineers to do it.” Personally, I believe that environmentally friendly, point to point transport, will be the future of modern transit systems. …

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Jan 12

The Fourth Industrial Revolution.

“The possibilities of billions of people connected by mobile devices, with unprecedented processing power, storage capacity, and access to knowledge, are unlimited. And these possibilities will be multiplied by emerging technology breakthroughs in fields such as artificial intelligence, robotics, the Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles, 3-D printing, nanotechnology, biotechnology, materials science, energy storage, and quantum …

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Jan 12

Oxygen the molecule that made the world by Nick Lane

It is difficult to understand the evolution of life on earth without reading and understanding this book. (1) Lane, Nick, Oxygen: The Molecule That Made the World (Oxford University Press, 2002) <Amazon> [accessed 11 January 2016] (2) Royal, T H E, and Society Of, ‘Book of the Month Oxygen: The Molecule That Made the World’, 21 …

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Dec 29

The World Top University Rankings – Time

The World Top University Rankings – Times Higher Education http://ow.ly/GwqGJ

Apr 06

Chopper eats sofa

Chopper and the remains of the sofa.

Apr 06

Chopper moves to Sydney

To Chatswood to be more precise.

Dec 02

Wally has a bath

Wally, who is on holidays in Chatswood spent the morning in the pet salon. And he smells a lot bbetter for it.

Nov 22

Dingo creek regeneration

The regeneration along the creek at the Dibley block is now complete. Weeds have been removed and the creek fenced off. River sheoaks have been planted to help preserve the bank. This is an example of the use of …