June 2010

The acronym everyone should know – SSPS

19 Jun , 2010 Uncategorized

SSPS == Space Solar Power Systems I am making a bold statement here. To anyone who reads this – I proclaim that we need governments, corporations and the science world to come together, with as many global players as possible, and do whatever it takes to implement solar energy ‘harvesting’ stations, an infrastructure to add […]

What if there’s no fix for high unemployment?

13 Jun , 2010 Uncategorized

CNN article; FORTUNE — There seems to be little doubt that unemployment is going to remain stubbornly high — quite possibly for years to come. There’s also mounting evidence that a good part of that unemployment is really structural in nature: The skills and capabilities of many experienced workers are simply no longer demanded by […]

Twinity. Don’t stop trying.

10 Jun , 2010 Uncategorized

I am a bit sad looking at Twinity. I mean, it is Sisyphean to get this diamond up the hill. I strongly advocate the people behind Twinity to not give up and keep at it. I made this snapshot of my twinityness in Anshe Chung’s Palmadora. It is sad, lonely, empty and outdated, but I […]

What if.. ? Millions of PC users just ready to harvest.

10 Jun , 2010 Uncategorized

There are now over a million of PC users worldwide that play Second Life. These are by and large somewhat older, empowered, more intelligent people [than the average gamer] and consequently can be expected to have higher spending power. So. What if a proven quality company closes a deal with Linden Lab. Then manufactures a […]

Gaming Democracy – Good Cop/Bad Cop

10 Jun , 2010 Uncategorized

In the Netherlands last night Geert Wilders and the PVV won. He was in a jubilant mood with 24 out of 150 seats in parliament. So my readers would ask ‘he won? with only a fraction of the votes’ and I’d say yes. That’s Geert. The electoral map was redrawn – the Netherlands is rife […]

Peregrine Reloaded

7 Jun , 2010 Uncategorized

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXeot-KDupc&hl=en_GB&fs=1&] I had a look at the peregrine and if possible, I’ll get one later this year. It anticipate this tool to be ‘nice’ but underwhelming. I suppose the manufacturer (IWI) of the Peregrine is ‘feeling the water’ cautiously. Obviously like the technophile nut I am, I’d like more of this, and soon. I can’t […]