Monthly Archives: July 2018

Brexit: More or less

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Brexit greatest enemy? Maths! Contrary to much expert opinion, it is argued by brexiters of the so called European Research Group that leaving the EU without any deal, a so called “hard brexit“, won’t be so…

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The trouble with plastic waste

With large garbage patches of plastic growing in the oceans, the ecological impact of our oil addiction is now a major crisis. And it’s also starting to impact on human health, with particles of plastic finding its way into human … Continue reading

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Brexit deal or no deal

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Theresa May, aka the yellow submarine, is famous as a politician who doesn’t actually advocate any particular policies. Largely because she knows that any idea she comes up with is generally going to be a bad…

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NATO Funding

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Trump, in between insulting his hosts and committing several diplomatic faux pas, criticised other Nato members over their defence spending, most notably Germany. However, the situation is a little more complicated that he suggests. If anything…

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What “new tech” needs to learn from “old tech”

Much is made of how “new tech” companies (Uber, Tesla, Amazon, etc.), often start ups from out of silicon valley, represent a new paradigm in how they do business. Its not just that they tend to be heavily dependant on … Continue reading

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The Southsea bubble: brexit edition

Originally posted on daryanblog:
I joked before about how when the brexiters talk the talk about “exciting” trade deals “in emerging markets” they don’t say where are these mysterious new markets. Timbuktu? Peru? El Salvador?….Well actually yes. The brexiters think that…

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