Month: April 2020

April 24, 2020 / Science
App

I was kind of fed up with the fire hose of Covid news items. Then the worship of Covid apps as the way to redemption came along, and, well, I had to write something. I’ve been developing software for over twenty years, and guess what, I fear Covid Apps are a pipe dream.

April 17, 2020 / Writing
Math

You know what would happen if you made a real Death Star? And how many humans do you need to grow in tubes to power a robot society like in the Matrix? Stories can function perfectly well without proper math. However, making the correct calculations can enrich stories a lot.

April 10, 2020 / Science
Antarctica

Ninety million years ago, the Earth was warmer than it is today. We might go to a similar world in the next few centuries, but we’re not there yet. I recently saw an article on what that meant for Antarctica. I was surprised.

April 3, 2020 / Reviews
Brightburn

Brightburn is an anti-superhero horror movie from the writer of Guardians of the Galaxy. What more could you want? As it turns out, quite a lot.