Archive for July, 2010

Our Friend – Roko Nastic

Our Friend – Roko Nastic

Posted on31. Jul, 2010 by .

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Roko Nastic is a full time webmaster and blogger passionate in helping other webmasters and website owners create faster, better and more profitable websites. He started his online career as a freelance web designer in year 2005, as he saw it as a great opportunity to earn some extra income and get some useful skills […]

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Wind Turbines – Love them or hate them?

Wind Turbines – Love them or hate them?

Posted on30. Jul, 2010 by .

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You either love them or hate them… Personally I love them, well most of them. For me it’s about suiting the location as well as necessity and they must be where they are for the right reason. The picture below is of part of the 25 turbines in the Mersey Estuary four miles from the […]

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Society is letting down our youth.

Society is letting down our youth.

Posted on30. Jul, 2010 by .

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I started this article on hearing that there are more 17yr old black youths are in Jail than in College in the USA. The phrase ‘that can’t be right’ sprang to mind in two ways. 1. Is that correct?… The answer unfortunately is, yes. And 2. Is that morally acceptable?… The answer for me is, […]

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Green Web Hosting – How Green Is Green?

Green Web Hosting – How Green Is Green?

Posted on21. Jul, 2010 by .

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When people talk about business ethics, they often say that there are many shades of gray. The same has become true for green as well. A large percentage of web hosting companies have adopted the “green” label to leverage the environmental awareness of their customers. However some have been much more successful than others. If you are looking for a web hosting company that truly is green, it is going to require a little bit research. Since there is no “standard” to determine what is green and what isn’t, it is up to you to decide which web hosting companies have adopted the greenest strategies

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Climate Change – A long rant!

Climate Change – A long rant!

Posted on20. Jul, 2010 by .

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30 years ago when I was a fresh faced naive graduate I was sitting chatting to my bank manager who was nearing retirement and the conversation turned to the topic of that age … How we were all going to be working a 4day week in the future!.. The BM’s realism and experience quickly cut […]

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The Starfish Story – and the moral is?

The Starfish Story – and the moral is?

Posted on15. Jul, 2010 by .

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At Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, Queen star Brian May Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University related the Starfish Story as part of the 15th July 2010 Graduation Ceremony for the Business School. It’s a great story that it deserves a mention While walking along a beach, an elderly gentleman saw someone in the distance leaning down, […]

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Immortality – Is it achievable?

Immortality – Is it achievable?

Posted on08. Jul, 2010 by .

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OK… I’m not talking about physically living forever, a la Highlander or even living for an incredibly long time, Methuselah or Dorian Grey fall into this category, but more, being remembered after death…. yes, I know they are all fictional characters etc…. I guess what started me off on this line of thought was reading […]

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Windows as Solar Panels- Buildings generating Electricity?

Windows as Solar Panels- Buildings generating Electricity?

Posted on06. Jul, 2010 by .

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This is going to sound really sad, but I was watching an episode an episode of ‘Smallville’ and Lexcorp (or whatever it was called, I wasn’t watching that closely) had a tower building covered in windows that were also Solar Panels… Just how feasible is that I thought? Well I don’t suppose we can do […]

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Not many solar powered Mobile Phones around.

Not many solar powered Mobile Phones around.

Posted on05. Jul, 2010 by .

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To my surprise there are very few solar powered mobile phones in the market place, and even fewer that I would like to own. Samsungs’s contribution, the nice looking Blue Earth S7550 is designed to symbolize a flat and well rounded shiny pebble, made from recycled plastic called PCM, which is extracted from water bottles, […]

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Is what we strive for Delusional?

Is what we strive for Delusional?

Posted on05. Jul, 2010 by .

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I was listening to the radio today in the car when an item caught my attention. 1000 plus members of the Spirit of Shankly (SOS) met in Liverpool to implore the present 2 American owners of Liverpool FC to sell and more to the point sell to them. The 2 points of interest here are […]

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