Author: haiku

Speaks little and then only in tech haikus

The Boeing 707 days

From North Star over My Shoulder: A Flying Life (Buck, Bob) Bob flew from 1930 to 1974, from DC 2’s (Yes, 2s) to 747s) Courtesy SAARP newsletter I attended a reunion party in Paris, many years after retirement; sitting next…

The ‘modern’ way of doing business

In the world of the Internet of Broken Things, there is nothing more impressive to me than the fact that these things actually sell as well as they do. The risks associated with internet-connected devices seem insurmountable, save for the fact…

Emergency popcorn supplies running low!

1. Spectros https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10145110/ A group of teenagers gets unintentionally involved in a conflict between Japanese Shinto ghosts and Brazilian witchcraft. 2. Need those patches When next seeking medical assistance, insist on personally confirming that all devices are current with their…

How far virtual reality?

South Korea: It is difficult, indeed heartbreaking, to watch. A woman in a purple jumper and white trousers leans down, as a pretty young girl in a mauve dress skips around her. The woman, Jang Ji-sung, is South Korean, and…

My soul has a hat

This lovely poem was written by Mario de Andrade (San Paolo 1893-1945) Poet, novelist, essayist and musicologist. He was in one of the founders of Brazilian modernism. ______ MY SOUL HAS A HAT I counted my years & realized that…

New AMB 001

Aston Martin, the British independent manufacturer of luxury sports cars, has unveiled its first motorcycle – the AMB 001 developed in conjunction with bike brand Brough Superior.