Defending Ukraine: Early Lessons from the Cyber War - Microsoft On the Issues

This is an important report from Microsoft and it’s well worth reading in its entirety.

Finished reading: Dune (Dune Chronicles, Book 1) by Frank Herbert 📚

First read this years ago but wanted to read it again before watching the film. Thoroughly enjoyed it overall but time around felt the end of the story was weaker than the rest of the novel.

Just seen that the temperature has reached 42°C in Biarritz today. Struggling to comprehend what the future holds.


Many casual observers of solar have by now absorbed its supreme competitiveness— the relentless price trajectory as solar has melted downward through multiple cost floors to become the cheapest new power source on the planet. What’s less talked about is the speed. The speed of solar. Doubling in less than four years, at such scale. Frankly, that does approach the speed of digital adoption, which is the most frictionless product uptake category in history.

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The odd and worrying situation of the legal advice on the Northern Ireland Protocol – The Law and Policy Blog

Finished reading: This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends by Nicole Perlroth 📚

Compelling read. Scared the hell out of me.

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