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Random thoughts of the day

A few interesting news items warrant some attention: Drop-in biofuels for aviation Out of all biofuels, drop-in biofuels are the best possible option from the consuming side – “drop-in” means they have properties that allow them to simply replace existing … Continue reading

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Lost transportation resiliency – and the ability to cope with any disruption

The concept of resiliency touches a number of important topics, but in this post I will focus on one timely aspect of it: transportation. Somewhat unusually – but not exceptionally – cold and snowy weather has brought chaos to European … Continue reading

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Random thoughts of the day

Why do basic meeting services still suck? As if meetings weren’t destroying productivity badly enough these days, it’s amazing how basic meeting services can still continue to function so badly. For example, have you ever had a phone conference with … Continue reading

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Scientific progress goes boink?

Borrowing the post title from the great Calvin & Hobbes comic, that’s something I’ve been wondering the past day or so. The Economist delved at length on the topic in their end-of-the-year double issue with the theme “Progress and its … Continue reading

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