current affairs

Links: 29-10-2007

  • Obvious science: Organic food is healthier
    The Soil Association have been saying this for years. It's obvious that industrialised intensive farming leaches the soil of minerals leaving produce that is low in flavour and goodness. Hence the unfortunate need for vitamin supplements even with a balanced diet. What's most galling is the Food Standard Authority's continued insistence in there being no difference between organic and industrially produced food.

  • A case of the wrong technology applied incorrectly
    The Swiss have made a big deal about using 'quantum cryptography' to protect electronic vote tabulation transmissions. This significantly misses the point but I couldn't have put it any better than Avi Rubin so read his post!