Question: How much is your idea worth? Answer: One measly penny.

“Penny for your thoughts” my dear ol’ mum used to say when she caught me staring into the middle distance. A penny ? Is that all my thoughts were worth. We live in a world where people are paid vast sums of money for their thoughts but what if all along they should just have […]

Software devs rescue trapped miners

Christmas is a time to celebrate the good things we do. Back in 2010, when a blog called Collectivematters existed, I posted this on the rescue of some trapped Chilean miners. Collectivematters is gone, so here is the post as it appeared back then… The Chilean mine rescue involved three drilling teams, specialists from NASA […]