Friday, June 22, 2018

This Complex World


Whilst Marcus and Agata are officially on vacation we have got ourselves involved in a variety of projects in our home from home Lausanne. Marcus is having to work with Apple again.  Aargh!


Threatwire



We live in an increasingly complex world, and the Threatwire report, an offshoot of Hak5 is an example of the battles that Engineers need to understand and react against in a timely basis.



Arp Poisoning






In Marcus' worldview it is all I can manage to unravel complexity, when a trusted party behaves,  and it leaves: 



No Room for Mumbo Jumbo



I read a critique of Halotherapy in Science-Based Medicine journal that I follow.  It will take about 5 minutes to read the article, make up your own mind.



No Room for This Behaviour and Attitude








No Room for Bad Faith




In this  world we are all held back when we talk to people who use lying or obfuscation as their opening gambit.   Figuring out what is true and making detailed plans that work is difficult enough in this extremely complex world when people co-operate with each other.

But if those around you are intentionally misleading, lying, bullying, our reparative actions become just impossible.