Myth Tested: A Jab From The Past

I'm going to try and post semi-regular posts that test common myths, old and new. This first one is highly topical, and has to do with mRNA vaccines, the basis of several of the leading COVID-19 vaccines. Listen to anyone who are hesitant about the COVID-19 vaccines, and a concern they are very likely to … Continue reading Myth Tested: A Jab From The Past

Crypto is Dead, Long Live Crypto

Bitcoin, Dogecoin, the Chinese, and Elon Musk, oh my Supposedly, there's an ancient Chinese curse that goes "may you live in interesting times". And boy, have times been interesting for investors in cryptocurrency lately, with more ups and downs than a mountain trail run. The main player, of course, is Bitcoin. By far the most … Continue reading Crypto is Dead, Long Live Crypto

Finding A New Way(mo)

Waymo has changed leadership. What can we deduce (i.e. speculate) from the new faces? Waymo, the autonomous car wing of Alphabet, announced new leadership last week. For a long time, the company was headed by John Krafcik, who has extensive experience in the automotive industry. He is now stepping down, and leaving leadership to a … Continue reading Finding A New Way(mo)

Jet Packs To The Rescue!

Imagine this scenario: you're out hiking in the British mountains, maybe in Wales (by the famous Brekin Beacons) or the famous Lake District, when you trip, fall, and injure your leg. You're unable to walk another step. You pull out your phone and place a call to the authorities, but you're a good hours hike … Continue reading Jet Packs To The Rescue!

Friday Dose of Good News

Finishing the week strong with a round-up of some of the best news from primarily the tech area. It's Friday, and time to take a look at a bit of good news from the past week. Let's go. The future is coming, and it may just save us all. California puts deadline on ICE carsThe … Continue reading Friday Dose of Good News

A Battery (Day) of New Announcements

If I was the CEO of a traditional car manufacturer, and didn't already have a solid investment in an EV strategy, I'd be calling for an emergency management meeting about now. Tesla's annual battery day was upon us this week, delayed from the spring due to the COVID-19 restrictions. And interestingly, I'm seeing as many … Continue reading A Battery (Day) of New Announcements

What Comes After The Lab?

Innovation labs are changing, and some are shuttering their doors. What comes next? There was a time, about 2 years ago, when everyone wanted an innovation lab. It was the shibboleth of legacy companies who wanted to join the cool, creative world of Silicon Valley-inspired startup culture. Now, I'm seeing a lot of these labs … Continue reading What Comes After The Lab?