Category: Society

Cascading Failures

San Jose just had a flood. Before we had a flood, though, we had lots and lots of heavy rain and strong winds for a few days.  This coincided with an overflowing reservoir and some bad judgements by some civic engineers which resulted in a floodplain full of […]

Theatre audience laughing

Executive Orders: The Musical

One day perhaps someone will write a musical of the short-lived Trump presidency and I will go to the theatre and laugh along with everyone else. In the mean time, things have been very strange. The weekend before last, America’s reigning xenophobic populist signed the executive order banning […]