Monthly Archives: September 2015

Renewable energy can be beautiful

This is a renewable energy generator design by Hideaki Nishimura of Japan. A gorgeous intermarriage of science and art, it produces renewable energy from several sources including the sun, the movement of the waves, and human activities; while touching the … Continue reading

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A Short (and hopefully sweet) political comment

On Cooling Off Day, the briefest of political arguments: 1. In any polity, you either have a dominant party or you have gridlock. 2. Tiny Singapore cannot afford gridlock. 3. Therefore, we need a dominant party. 4. The question then … Continue reading

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Apple and Other Tech Companies Tangle With U.S. Over Data Access

WASHINGTON — In an investigation involving guns and drugs, the Justice Department obtained a court order this summer demanding that Apple turn over, in real time, text messages between suspects using iPhones. Apple’s response: Its iMessage system was encrypted and … Continue reading

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