We watched the film 'transcendence' again recently and can't wait until it becomes a reality. We are making several films about artificial intelligence of late, another 'ex-machina' come to mind in which we impose human thoughts like murder into AI, I guess you can't have love without killing. I think technology needs to take another leap forward [...]
Jonker walk is one of my new favourite places in this world. It is in Melaka, Malaysia, a city developed by the Portugese. Slightly reminiscent of Hoi An I think, so many tourists but real and vibrant... And only about a 3 hour drive from home... these rickshaws are the go...
Dear fellow coma victims, It's been a little over 4 years since my descent into coma for 3 months and I'm finally learning about my body parts again. It has taken a long time for my brain to remember each body part, to develop new pathways for communication. I always need to focus on turning my ankle when walking, [...]
The effects of pollution are pronounced in Hong Kong, the sky has disappeared. There is a permanent smog overhead, and something of a consequent drizzle, you can almost see the smog when walking through it at ground level. I think I have seen something on the news about pollution issues here in China, to see [...]
Well I finally got to go again to one of my favourite places in this world, the airport. People in airports are suspended, their reality is about to change. Going there I thought about the over population of the world, the traffic jams of Singapore are becoming extreme. I am now in possibly the most [...]
'Home on my own, all alone' - words from a Not Drowning Waving song. Well I'm not exactly that, my wife is asleep. Mother is in hospital for a foot infection the result of her diabetes. Hospitals remind me of coma. Previously mother needed a toe amputated for a similar complaint, I sincerely hope her [...]
I felt I had to do a new post today because I previously did so many from here shortly after coma, from this place 'the Whirling Dervish'. The Arab street area of Singapore is absolutely fantastic as always, to be here and alive is exciting. A man after my own heart was Rumi, a deep [...]