We create as much information in two days now as we did from the start of civilization through to the year 2003. The modern world generates a staggering volume of data and the capacity to store, compute and gain knowledge this information continues to grow enormously. 435 more words
Sept. 5, 2014 – The parliamentary elections on October 26 are doomed to become a nationalist farce held in an atmosphere of chauvinist hysteria. Many right-wing parties and all sorts of militaristic “Civil Initiatives” will attempt to break into Parliament. 677 more words
As a former soldier this is a tough blog to write and on a controversial subject.
In the movie Jack Reacher (2012) the main character makes the statement, “There are four types of people who join the military. 630 more words
There’s been a lot said in the wake of friday’s debacle: how Nick Evans isn’t so much past it as already over the hills and far away, how Quins pack is too lightweight, their squad too one dimensional and their backs made of porcelain, that their style of play has been found out and lack of depth at certain positions cruelly exposed. 1,015 more words
The fact that this kind of blunder has happened so frequently would be farcical were the implications for national security not so grave. There was the Mas Selamat incident in 2008, though there the security services were unable to prevent him leaving the country rather than entering. 1,109 more words