Why Angular 2 Is DOA

With the beta release of Angular 2 in mid-December after almost 2 years in development, high hopes have been placed upon the framework who in its absence of release has seen other competitors such as ReactJS mature and Aurelia release into beta. I have seen and heard some ambitious things being said about Angular 2. … 

 

Solving Americas Gun Problem

Firstly, I am not an American. Secondly, I hate armchair experts just as much as you probably do. I don’t claim to be an expert on anything nor do I think I have all of the answers. But, to any outsider who isn’t an American there are some obvious aspects to the gun control debate … 

 

You’re Living In A News Bubble

Recently there was some pretty tragic terrorist attacks in Paris which I am sure heard about and probably saw being shared around on Facebook. Approximately 140 people were tragically killed, with hundreds more injured to varying degree. Even days after the event you would be hard-pressed to find a media outlet (online, print and TV) … 

 

The Problem With Airbnb

I love Airbnb. When I travelled to the US and Canada last year for my twiddy vacation on a beach house in the USA, everywhere in Canada we stayed in Airbnb places. The experience of booking is made a lot easier than reserving a room in a hotel or motel. But there is a problem … 

 

Should We Be Fearful Of Artificial Intelligence?

Sometimes it feels like we let the story of the Terminator movies control our emotions when it comes to artifical intelligence. As the world seemingly becomes more advanced, self-flying drones, self-driving cars and self everything some big names in science and technology have come out warning against the potential threat of AI. Stephen Hawking thinks … 

 

The Hayne Plane Crashes And Burns

Ladies and gentlemen get out your fire extinguishers, the Hayne Plane has crashed. The Australian media darling and former NRL player Jarryd Hayne has been dropped from the San Francisco 49ers squad as the entire population of Australia goes into mourning. On Saturday Hayne lost his place on the squad in favour of promoted running … 

 

Soundwave Festival Is Dead

Long live Soundwave. Seriously, I hate these death posts as much as anyone, but there is a slowly rotting corpse in the room we need to talk about: Soundwave Festival. Making its national debut in 2007, Soundwave Festival was a breath of fresh air. Finally a music festival that catered to the hard rock, metal …