Monthly Archives: October 2015

No driver means panic

Not that I am against cars that drive and navigate themselves. In fact, I am all for it. Especially as they have taken my license away and there is very little hope I will ever get it back. So I am at liberty to relax and wonder about the safety of these self-drive cars. I would be suspicious anyway but other things combine to raise by apprehension level.
SatnaverrorWhen I run in England I am in Storrington and my way is through a deer park. On the way there I pass a Roman Catholic Church. Nearby is a big sign.
It would matter not to me whether the Continue reading No driver means panic

No, I am not rushing you a reply

Somebody had to do it: imagesput a stop watch on how long it takes to return an email. The USC Viterbi School of Engineering in Southern California put their researchers on to it and the results, while not astounding have explained to me, at least, where my problems lie.
A paper, ‘Evolutions of Conversations in the Age of Email Overload’ — snappy title there lads — comes from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Continue reading No, I am not rushing you a reply

Copyright is really messed up

Last week a U.S. judge ruled that Warner/Chappell Music does not own a valid copyright to Happy Birtimgreshday to You so it is now in the public domain. And Warner
When the song has been used for commercial purposes, such as in films, Warner has enforced its rights, and took in an estimated $2 million in royalties each year.
Now it must pay it all back.
An advertisement on the Internet reads: ‘Register and Protect  your creative work online Continue reading Copyright is really messed up