connecting people

Year: 2022

Senseless Shrink

The Dutch government apparently still wants to force shrinkage of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Despite the societal damage that the inevitable and irreversible loss of connections will cause, both in the Netherlands and in European regions, and even though this shrinkage does nothing for the four objectives given for this drastic measure in the associated Letter to Parliament.

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Knowledge Lost

Last Update June 12, 2022

During a webinar it became clear Diederik Samsom, the Head of the Cabinet of Euro Commissioner Frans Timmermans, has no recollection of the law of the conservation of energy. Which is a bit strange, given that Diederik studied applied physics for eight years and conservation of energy is a rather fundamental part of physics.

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