A month in lockdown – C is for Covid 19

  The A-Z blogging challenge is quite straightforward, blog everyday in April, except Sundays, with subjects that follow the alphabet. It’s all a bit of fun. My subject is ‘A month in lock down’. C is for Covid 19, the virus that is causing all this problem. Its full name is Coronavirus Disease 19 and … Continue reading A month in lockdown – C is for Covid 19

A month in lockdown – A is for awareness

  Before I start, I should have blogged this yesterday. It has been a few years since I did the A-Z blogging challenge and had forgotten about it until an email appeared from a fellow blogger in my inbox. The challenge is quite straightforward, blog everyday in April, except Sundays, with subjects that follow the … Continue reading A month in lockdown – A is for awareness

Driving #CyberFest

Several factors have been driving this year’s #CyberFest.  Firstly and obviously the key driver is to meet its aims. These are to raise awareness of the North East as a place to address cyber resilience; to get people engaged in the Dynamo work stream and; to educate and inform of the threats and opportunities from … Continue reading Driving #CyberFest

Poetry as a Service

A poem for all occasions, rhymes for all situations. Words from cyberspace, any subject, any taste. Just enter your description, the app provides encryption. Passions will be stirred and algorithms will be whirred, Spews out a transcription, tailored to the subscription. With no human intervention to dilute original intention. Racks of faceless servers provide poetry … Continue reading Poetry as a Service

The world according to me

I used to think of myself as a liberal, of the bleeding heart kind until I read ‘Sapiens, A Brief History of Humankind’, or rather listened to the audio book by Yuval Noah Harari. What made me stop and think, figuratively rather than literally as I was driving at the time, was that liberalism included … Continue reading The world according to me