It is actually a good question. How do we use our available space and if not used on a daily basis, could we do without? How eay would it be and would we then have to change some of our other areas to compensate for the loss of the other one?
In this section you will find some of my daily thoughts and ideas, reactions to news and articles read. Please beware that this will be highly subjective but might also inspire you, the reader.
When Tasla will be building their factory in Nevada, the first question that came to my mind was: Where’s the water and power coming from?
The all new Mercedes C class appears not to be new in performance and features, rather in design and gadgets. The environmental credentials are rather disappointing.
A billion exabytes. And all this data is stored somewhere distributed across the globe on little spinning magnetic disks. It seems so incredible fragile. Who has not yet lost some data at home?
People are really surprised when I tell them that you do not have to pay for better software alternatives. And the return question is why people do not use it them when they are better and free of charge. The simple answer is: Because you cannot buy them in the shops.
Does it mean our cities will be shrinking while retirement villages will be growing? Is it really a good idea to separate families and “old” people from each other? It is about respect and care and it would appear that we should be learning and teaching that rather than simply separating each other. The respect is needed by both young and old likewise to each other.
Germany has been through a long history of coal, nuclear and renewables. And there are lessons to be learnt, for sure.
California has some water issues for some time but now it’s official. That does however not come as a surprise. I suggest you watch “Last Call at the Oasis”, a documentary from 2011. It was already quite clear back then that Lake Mead had issues and would not be able to deliver enough water in…
Fossil fuel divestment has been a big subject lately. Several large institutions and companies have moved away from any fossil fuel investment (divested). And yet Harvard is happily investing into it or accepting money from such industries, even despite of petitions from staff and students and own Harvard articles. Why? Money rules, at any price…
Some time ago I was pointed to an article that outlined the environmental issues and hazards of electric cars. You read the headline above. Some of the content (please feel free to read the original article): But while electric cars hold such promise, they are also environmental vandals, especially when the electricity that feeds them…