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Some questions about mangoes, blockchain and fraud

Investors worldwide are pushing blockchain and the Internet of Things inside literally everything. Including food. This leaves many of us, including me, a bit confused and skeptical. Here is one case where a bit more of explanation may make things easier to accept.

The Caves of Steel are coming, and this may be good. As long as...

There are now twice as many people as 50 years ago, and they are already concentrating into cities anyway. Therefore, they say, doing more of that, until we all live in Caves of Steel leaving the planet “empty” could be the best thing we may ever do. Maybe, but only if it happens in the right way

The Internet of Things Is Coming. Inside Us. But not like you think.

John Vidal says that the plastics crisis is more urgent than you know, because plastic is “in our food, our clothes - and in us”. But it may be even worst than he says

Embraco, firing people to make in a cheaper country the SAME, WRONG appliances

Hundred of Embraco workers will very likely lose their jobs soon, because that company is moving production of its fridge compressors to Slovakia. Italian media, politicians and unions are (rightly) talking a lot of those workers. Almost nobody, however, is discussing what KIND of fridges and compressors should be produced, by Embraco or anybody else.

Open Source home appliances!

If you can only fund one project this year, please put this in your short list:

Plans of the car industry, and my vision of driverless cars

Two recent articles from the top of the car industry confirm my assumptions and positions on driverless cars, and the right way to call and manage them.