The mattress…

The mattress…

 …hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don’t. Adams, D. 1979. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. London: Pan Books. Morning. Sunday. Long weekend. The football is over. A long trek to the meet point and the ephemeral transients are...
Relativity

Relativity

Relativity and riding, say what? Is this some kind of science course? No, well, not exactly. It’s about perceptions. Perceptions of speed and what we do as riders. Sure it’s covered in Keith Code’s A Twist of the Wrist: The Motorcycle Roadracers...
Things to do on the Internet

Things to do on the Internet

Looking for distraction? What better place than our contemporary SkyNet via AI induced bird song analysis and visual mapping for us fragile humans with our retro eyesight; because ‘machine learning’ sounds so much less threatening....
Personality goes a long way…

Personality goes a long way…

Aldous Huxley on Technodictators, 1958. “In this remarkable interview, Huxley foretells a future when telegenic presidential hopefuls use television to rise to power, technology takes over, drugs grab hold, and frightful dictatorships rule us all.” Via...
Into the island

Into the island

Gentle reader when last we spoke the first flagrant disregard for traffic signals had been observed with some delight on my part. Ferry, not Corsten, but Ferry my driver is originally from Sumatra and navigates deftly from serious practice at the seemingly chaotic...