Quantum computers are hard to see. If you don’t believe me, take a look at this from IBM* When Captain James Cook, first sailed close to the coast of Australia, the people walking along the shore didn’t even look up as his ship sailed by. Cook’s Endeavour was so unlike anything that the Aborigines had […]Read more "ESPcat Quantum Computing"
Oh my God I just love switches! This is John Glenn’s spaceship in which he became the first man to orbit the earth in 1962. https://nz.pinterest.com/pin/197032552426135483/ I was just a callow geek of 17. How could I not fall in love with switches. There’s just so much to like about a switch. I love the […]Read more "ESPcat Switches Switches and More Switches"
There is a life lesson here for Donald Trump and his half-witted military advisors. Just because you exhaustively plan something in great detail, doesn’t mean your plan is actually going to work. Sometimes your plan has a fatal flaw which only becomes obvious when you actually try out the plan. There has been a good deal […]Read more "ESPcat Exhausting"
There comes a time when you just want to be alone, away from the hustle and bustle of life. To be surrounded by quiet and solitude in your own private place. Well I have finally got ’round to installing that special door. To some it’s just another door but for me it is the most […]Read more "ESPcat Wheelchair Friendly Door"
Ain’t nothing much worse than fire on a boat. The problem is that there is nowhere to run so you end up jumping overboard. To make matters worse, you lose your boat in the process and nobody wants to lose their boat. And if someone gets killed, then the whole boating experience is spoiled. I […]Read more "ESPcat I Know Why Boats Are Catching Fire"
Tropical Cyclone Cook is due today. Should I be worried? The wind is starting to pick up. Is Borderline secure? I think I may be having a panic attack! I’ll try a paper bag over my head. It isn’t working because I can’t see the screen. The rain will be here soon. That blue bit […]Read more "ESPcat Tropical Cyclone"
I have decided to become a Survivalist like Miriam Lancewood. http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/201838382/miriam-lancewood-6-years-in-nz’s-wilderness OK, probably not exactly like Miriam but with Donald Trump starting WWIII, completing the solar powered boat project has become more urgent than ever. I need to get off the grid and fast! Yesterday, I installed the final window in Borderline so she is […]Read more "ESPcat Survivalist"