Worth A Read If You Are Open To Challenging Your Work Mindset

worth a read if you are open to challenging your work mindset

I really enjoyed the book “Do nothing” by Celeste Headlee because her thoughts and ideas backed by sincere personal experience really challenged some of my fundamental beliefs about working. Celeste concludes with some very thought provoking suggested actions which I am seriously contemplating. As ever its not easy to update one’s belief structures, but I …

Ashes To Ashes A Wilfully Underwhelming Statement

The phrase ‘ashes to ashes, dust to dust‘. … is generally used to quote the phase of human life during burial ceremonies, at least in the west. The phrase assumes that humans are made from dust, as mentioned in major religious works of literature, and will return to dust after death. I have always found …

Stronger Than Steel, Able to Stop a Speeding Bullet—It’s Super Wood!

Ancient wood

Very interesting research and findings done by Liangbing Hu, a materials scientist at the University of Maryland into altering the properties of wood making it tougher, increasing its tensile strength or as Hu puts it “Resistance to being ripped apart” its impact and scratch resistance. It gets better – the process apparently results in a …

Is This Further Evidence Consciousness Exists In All Matter

Interesting question re sub atomic particles

Check out this article “A subatomic particle can reproduce like a cell” click here to see the article Interesting the Skyrmion is capable of reproducing itself “Capable” being the point of interest, does that then mean it has a level of consciousness so based on its perception of its environment it reproduces as a response? …

Where Is The Global Food Security Index Going?

Global Food Index 2020

It will be interesting to see hew COVI19 effects the Global Food Security Index https://foodsecurityindex.eiu.com/Index for 2020. Will the availability index component drop in countries like the UK because of COVID19 and how will the safety/quality index component be affected, will it go up? Did you know the UK is currently at number 17 in …

Very Interesting Step By Chinese Gov

Great city Shanghai

Very interesting for those of us who like working in China and with Chinese business; China has not put a GDP growth target in place for this year, of course it makes total sense but nevertheless this is a significant step for China. This article by Keyu Jin is a good summary https://www.hl.co.uk/news/2020/6/1/china-says-its-ditching-growth-targets.-that-could-be-good-news-for-the-world especially the …