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Wibble: The litany against FB

Hat tip to Dreamwalker’s Sanctuary for pointing me at this video: Here are some words I wrote a few years ago (ok, so most of them belong to Frank Herbert, they’re taken from his fabulous Dune saga)… I must not …

2018-03-21 14:50   Click to comment

Wibble: Data Driven: Colbert on Cambridge Analytica

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Finally, someone goes on air to highlight the dissonance between the mouthings and the motives of the advertising industry. Oh, and some other stuff, about Facebook… Climate Denial Crock of the Week View original post

2018-03-21 06:29   Click to comment

Wibble: New writers start here: Scribophile

I recently joined an online writing community called ‘Scribophile‘, following a recommendation from fellow blogger DHH. Scribophile’s website is very well designed. There are the usual personal profile pages, forum, blog and FAQ, but for me the main draw is …

2018-03-17 15:34   Click to comment

Wibble: Poetry word cloud

Originally posted on Blue Sky Days 365: I’ve been playing around on This is the word cloud of my poetry text, shaped as a heart as “love” is my most often used word with 22 occurrences in 52 poems… what can…

2018-03-15 22:42   Click to comment

Wibble: The Cube Project: a cure for homelessness?

The Cube Project designs and builds low-energy microhomes in partnership with Bolton Buildings. So far, they have developed three models: QB1, QB2 and QB3. From their website: QB3 is a development of an idea that we first explored in a building …

2018-03-14 14:50   Click to comment

Wibble: Magkaugnay | Opinion

Originally posted on Random Musings: Magkaugnay is a Filipino term more or less meaning interconnected. This feels like it is the best word I can relate geology to, at least as of the moment. Seeing the daily prompt, Gorge, I…

2018-03-13 17:31   Click to comment

Wibble: World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice

Following on from that, I present this, from here, courtesy of Sir Charles: please read. Twenty-five years ago, the Union of Concerned Scientists and more than 1700 independent scientists, including the majority of living Nobel laureates in the sciences, penned …

2018-03-11 21:03   Click to comment

Wibble: From 1985: Warnings from Carl Sagan and Al Gore

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Climate deniers will have a hard time explaining these to their grandchildren, the kids who are now woke to the disasters they’ve been served by  blindness and greed. Astounding find by…

2018-03-11 17:11   Click to comment

Wibble: Blogger Appreciation Award

I don’t normally do ‘awards’. But this one is different: Ang4him of My Journey to Imperfection has publicly acknowledged me for trying to help others; it would be churlish to refuse. Thank you, Ang4him. Also, it gives me an excuse …

2018-03-10 14:21   Click to comment

Wibble: The dark side of the moon

This short wibblette is especially for Sue of Dreamwalker’s Sanctuary, who wondered recently “What is on the dark side of the Moon?”. “There is no dark side of the moon really. Matter of fact, it’s all dark.” — Pink Floyd, …

2018-03-07 14:50   Click to comment

Wibble: Sacrilege

Gaia, swirling heaven. Mankind blossoms, then explodes; the end: just deserts?

2018-03-06 10:44   Click to comment

Wibble: When life began there were no Baily’s beads

This is the last (currently) of some articles I intended as a connected series. If you have the time, you may appreciate visiting the others first (assuming you haven’t already): We are a way for the Cosmos to know itself …

2018-03-03 15:00   Click to comment

Wibble: The MLK quote I can’t stand…

Originally posted on Russellings of the Spirit: I am a fan and admirer of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. His sermons and speeches arouse hope and a passion for justice in my heart. But honestly, there is one…

2018-03-01 19:41   Click to comment

Wibble: An ironic situation — and a request

I've been trying to figure out how to reach folks -- mainly newcomers to Wordpress -- who don't have their Gravatars set up

2018-02-28 15:00   Click to comment

Wibble: Using Gravatar to build traffic

This short wibblette is intended for newcomers to Wordpress; I hope to be able to show you how to set up Gravatar to help you build traffic to your site.

2018-02-27 11:04   Click to comment

Wibble: Arctic Melting as Europe Freezes. Where Where Have I seen this Before? Oh, Yeah Science.

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week: And, oh yeah, I’ve been bringing you those voices for years now, at this blog, thru these videos. You’re welcome. Hey, don’t get mad at me. Andrew Freedman in Mashable:…

2018-02-26 14:43   Click to comment

Wibble: The Antikythera mechanism

The device now known as the ‘Antikythera mechanism‘ — because of where it was discovered in the early 1900s — is a complex clockwork mechanism that is believed to have been constructed in the late second century BC. One of …

2018-02-25 18:00   Click to comment

Wibble: Biological pest control

Originally posted on Bobbing Around: Blin was bored beyond belief, sitting idly while the machine did its automatic scan. “Why must we do this, watch after watch?” It demanded. At Its own console, Daita said, as during many previous watches,…

2018-02-25 17:17   Click to comment

Wibble: A new kind of self-awareness

‘Overview’ is a short film that explores the phenomenon of ‘the Overview Effect’ through interviews with five astronauts who have experienced it, and features insights from commentators and thinkers on the wider implications and importance of this understanding for society, …

2018-02-22 20:52   Click to comment

Wibble: A lunatic life

“When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical is madness. To surrender dreams — this may be madness. Too much sanity may be madness — and maddest of all: to see life as …

2018-02-21 13:30   Click to comment

Wibble: Total solar eclipse: coincidence?

Preamble: There are five video clips in this wibblette. The longest is just over three minutes long, and they total a smidgeon over ten minutes. Just so you know. The short clip above, which comes from an hour-long BBC documentary …

2018-02-18 13:08   Click to comment

Wibble: Asking the right questions

Brian Greene explains that we live at a point in space and time that allows us a particular view of the cosmos.

2018-02-14 12:17   Click to comment

Wibble: We are a way for the Cosmos to know itself

As a prelude to an article I’m working on now that I plan to publish shortly, I offer you Carl Sagan’s words… Advertisements

2018-02-10 17:41   Click to comment

Wibble: Majestic sunrise

It’s sad but true that one can be Adept at counting numbers, Yet at the same time fail to see Which ones make up the wonders. All things in life may be defined As strings of ones and zeroes. Discernment …

2017-11-12 00:33   Click to comment

Wibble: ‘Social’ media doesn’t recognise death

When I go on ‘Linked In’, I’m often reminded to congratulate an old friend of mine for having been in business for x years. The problem is, this old friend passed on some time ago… Today I was reminded by …

2017-09-13 21:19   Click to comment

Wibble: Have I been pwned?

‘Pwned‘, in case you’re not aware, is a ‘leetspeak’ slang term derived from the verb ‘own’, as meaning to appropriate or to conquer to gain ownership. The term implies domination or humiliation of a rival, and is used primarily in …

2017-09-02 15:16   Click to comment

Wibble: I should have known better…

… than to believe that what was once free would stay free, without a contract signed in blood. I’ve been away a while now, and what do I find when I drop by? Most of the imagery on my blog …

2017-08-21 20:47   Click to comment

Wibble: Here’s a question that really matters…

The guys from Positive Money went to ask young people a few questions about money. The first questions they asked were no-brainers. “Duh, everyone knows that.” But then they asked: Do you know where money comes from? Our money system …

2016-06-18 18:00   Click to comment

Wibble: Not with a whimper, but with a bang

2016-05-25 16:46   Click to comment

Wibble: Support the Dark Snow 2016 Field Campaign

The Dark Snow Project 2016 Field Campaign Needs You!

2016-05-19 20:00   Click to comment

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