Reflections 6th September

What I’ve noticed. That people are beginning to make decisions for themselves. We becomemore resilient, and antifragile even, the more decision making is distributed to where the action needs to take place. The military have known in for years, and utilities are gettin g it as they switch to sitrubuted networls to reduce the likelihoodContinue reading “Reflections 6th September”

Using what you’ve got

There is enormous inertia—a tyranny of the status quo—in private and especially governmental arrangements. Only a crisis—actual or perceived—produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around. That, I believe, is our basic function: to develop alternatives to existing policies, to keep them alive and availableContinue reading “Using what you’ve got”

No Going Back

And, when you can’t go back, you have to worry only about the best way of moving forward. Paulo Coelho. The Alchemist How do we move forward when we have little idea as to where we actually are, and when the idea of a timeline to “normality” by Christmas is patently absurd? Reality is weContinue reading “No Going Back”