Alexander the Great, whom Daniel pictures rather unflatteringly as a male goat, was Aristotle’s pupil. Alexander was an idealist.
I bought myself a Citizen Eco-Drive watch. It’s great, I’m really happy with it; it looks good, it’s waterproof; but I bought it because it will never need a battery replacement or a wind-up.
It’s powered very successfully, by the sun or artificial light – that was important because I live in Seattle.
Einstein once said, “only daring speculation can lead us further, and not accumulation of facts.” It seems he was wrong, data is leading us further; but where is it leading us to? In a well researched article Wired’s Chris Anderson tells us that the scientific process is drowning, it seems unable to ‘tread data’.