There’s a lot of people out there who complain a lot about the way things are done in this country. And I’m not saying that everything is perfect here. It probably never will be. But this I can assure you, it’s damn near close to perfect when you compare us to the way things are [...]
Never forget the human element.
We rely on automated computer systems and automated machinery to keep our infrastructure alive. But we all too soon forget, that automation is a relatively new thing in our society. We believe it is a necessity, when it is merely a convenience.
The attack of Siemens industrial control systems reminds me not [...]
I’ve held off on writing and commenting about the tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico since the horrific event occurred a month ago. When asked why, my only real answer was that i’ve always tried to do less reporting, and more commentating. And with the devastating explosion and subsequent spill, there has been almost no [...]