Month: May 2018

Musk calls journalists out, response only confirms his criticism

This in response to a column by FT alphaville:  https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2018/05/25/1527220800000/Elon-Musk-plays-to-human-fantasy–and-the-world-plays-along/ Dan, you’re an investment specialist, maybe in your work culture, idealism is always to be met with scorn and snake oil platitudes. Your investors wouldn’t invest in telephony, in lightbulbs, in flying machines, not in internet companies or any other new technology because their only …

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Staying in the EU

Beautiful interview Simon. My parents were teenagers when WW2 ended and I live a walk away from the British Airborne cemetery at Oosterbeek. That we don’t better celebrate what binds us in Europe and transatlantically is a very sore spot to me as well. It certainly isn’t difficult for my parents and grandparents for whom …

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Netanyahu’s visit to Moscow and Russia’s role in Syria, some thoughts.

Russia’s parade on may 9th celebrated the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany. It is a very meaningful parade centering around perhaps the most formative events behind the industrial and military power and outlook of the Soviet Union and Russia. Just two guest leaders attended; the President of Serbia and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. …

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