Following what looks like a false flag chemical attack in Syria, I just watched a brilliant video by Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson in which he argues that a war in Syria would be a terrible mistake. Of course, I agree with that assessment, and moreover I'm surprised to see Fox News broadcasting an anti-war message. Read more [...]
Ever since the fall of Gaddafi, Libya has become an increasingly chaotic basket case. One of the most dramatic consequences of this is that slavery is back. This isn't the covert human trafficking that happens in secret. This is completely in the open.
Open air markets where people can buy a black African slave for as Read more [...]
This is based on my experiences of living and working in Thailand, and also of traveling a little as a tourist. Mostly though, I saw and heard what tourists wouldn't, and almost none of it was good, so rather than try to make a balanced list of pros and cons – something I don't think is even remotely possible – I'm Read more [...]
(i.e. - are phones so good that it will be hard for manufacturers to take milestone leaps forward?)
Is the technology underpinning the cell phone market stagnating? It might be.
While smartphone market penetration is now at more than 1 billion units and growing rapidly, and almost 90% of the vast global population now Read more [...]