The falcon has landed

What an amazing thing to watch. The test flight of Falcon Heavy was edge of your seat exciting, with Elon Musk estimating only…

Birkbeck.org.uk 2018

2017 was a tough year. Probably the hardest year I have ever had. But 2018 is a fresh start, a new year and…

Raspberry Pi 3 Setup

It has arrived, in three shiny boxes from Amazon. Time for the initial Raspberry Pi setup. First decision, do I unplug my computer…

The Internet of Things

It is a big buzz word right now and will probably continue to be for some years to come as the Internet of…

Birkbeck Photography – New site launch

It has been long overdue. My photography site, www.birkbeckphotography.eu, has been due a make-over for several years. Designs have changed over the years…

Wanderers

Plans are gathering, SpaceX have announced their BFR/BFS architecture and an aspirational set of dates for “boots on the ground on Mars”. In…

Abundance

Abundance by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler Wow, what an interesting read. This was a gift from my youngest daughter and was quite…

A multiplanetary species

SpaceX is a geeky company, there is no doubt. Their successful landings of the Falcon 9 rockets, both on land, and on a…