7000 wickets in 60-yr career, Caribbean fast bowler Cecil Wright announces retirement at 85

Jamaica fast bowler Cecil Wright has announced his retirement at the age of 85(Twitter) Cecil Wright’s name will not rank alongside West Indies legends Viv Richards, Gary Sobers and Frank Worrell, but for longevity he outranks them all. The fast [Read More…]

Apple health team faces departures as tensions rise over differing visions for the future

Apple’s health team has seen a slew of departures in the past year after a series of leadership changes and internal disagreements about direction. Tension has been increasing within the team in recent months, according to eight people familiar with [Read More…]

Worshiping Technology Gods: Exponential Technologies And Anthropic Abundance

Ancient Roman lead water pipes (1st century). Grosvenor Museums, Chester, UK. WIKIMEDIA PUBLIC DOMAIN, WOLFGANG SAUBER Lead provided ancient Romans with an ideal material for plumbing (hence the Latin word for lead, plumbum). Asbestos radically improved fire safety. They also destroyed [Read More…]