India and Australia

There can be no doubt that Australia is looming larger and larger on the Indian horizon. Speaking personally, thanks to my participation with the LAFIA2008 -- Leading Australia's Future in Asia-Pacific -- delegation in July, I have gained an increased appreciation of the issues that will draw Australia and India into a deeper strategic and … Continue reading India and Australia

Of large colliders and terrorism

A modern digital computer is a general purpose machine, as opposed to say a toilet flush which is a special purpose machine. General purpose machines can be programmed to do an infinitely wide array of tasks. Humans are the ultimate general purpose machines. Humans can be programmed to do astonishing feats of technological and scientific … Continue reading Of large colliders and terrorism