LASER REVIEWERS
a monthly magazine for intelligent Homo sapiens

July - August 2019


Conjecture over the mission of the secretive Russian submarine that caught fire: "to cut undersea internet cables" [Commentary: even if it was not... this possibility underlines the enormous vulnerability of the useful information in the age of electronic journals and electronic books... and with most major libraries going "electronic"... it could all go dark in a matter of seconds... hang on to your books!]


On June 16 the whole country of Argentina went dark... due to a massive power failure


Internet blackouts are routine in Ethiopia


Commentary: most libraries in the USA and the Western world are going "electronic" and many are discarding printed books... this is a disaster waiting to happen... a disaster created by brainless burocrats... all responsible scientists and engineers should hang on to their books




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First published on the 1st of June, 2013