Autocracies vs democracies – A question of personal choice

The war in Ukraine is showing once more, how interconnected the global economies are and hence to what extent our lifestyle depends on what in democratic terms are unfriendly governments. Russia provides a substantial share of oil, gas and coal burnt in Europe, and hence the ‘special military operation’ against pro-western Ukraine poses a dilemma. […]

Smart everything everywhere – one year on

Just about a year ago I was writing a blog about the Internet of things (IoT) and some of its stranger permutations (you can read it here: Smart everything everywhere). And, 12 months later, again I find plenty of intriguing to outright weird contraptions which connect to the Internet. Admittedly, some of these applications are […]