Logbar promised to be something that would revolutionize our lives. Well after nearly a million raised by Kick-starter here it is. It looks and sounds horrible and functions just the same, I mean 5 % success rate common. Well I guess this happens sometimes with new promising technologies. To be honest 1 million dollars to … More This seems like a nightmare product.
Hebocon is a robot sumo-wrestling tournament for those who don’t have the technical skills to actually make robots. 31 pseudo-robots that don’t even move properly came together to go head to head. The robots in this tournament are nothing like what their builders initially imagined them to be, robots are forgotten on the train, the … More The Robot Contest for Dummies, what an interesting concept.
So as I promised in a few posts ago, that as my 300th post on this blog I would write something about myself and maybe even put up a picture. Just so people who happen to read some of my “stuff” would have some kind of an idea about this weird person behind all this … More A bit about me as promised.
Lately I have started to immerse myself in what Russell Brand and similar thinkers write and say. I think their thoughts are quite similar to the ones I have and have had for quite sometime. These ideas have complemented my masters degree in Conflict, Security and Development in that they serve as solutions to all … More Cambridge Union Society and Russell Brand
I did not post anything for the last two days, firstly because I was out and about quite a lot and secondly I felt pretty lazy. You know when you have the feeling that “you should do things” but you never really get to it. Well this was my weekend, I did everything but do … More Good weekend!
The Finnish Parliament today voted 105—92 in favor of a citizens’ initiative to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples. Two Members of the Parliament were absent from the vote. To be honest this was a long time coming and really kind of surprising that it did not happen earlier seeing that many Finns have been … More Finland catches up to its Nordic neighbors.
Short (34min) interesting bit on young re-offenders in the UK. It’s a shame that many young people get sucked into these perpetual cycles of violence due to inefficient and lackluster systems of governance. So much of the potential of young people gets wasted just because authorities have no interest in this matter. It is a … More Young Re-offenders in UK Society.