April 26, 2021

May There Always be Tinkerers

by Donal McKernan

Early last year, a thirty-four-year old engineer called Justine Haupt designed and built a portable phone with a rotary dial...

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February 14, 2021

Valentine's Day Unplugged

by Donal McKernan

Happy Valentine’s Day to you! Besides being known for chocolate and flowers, February 14 is the day that Alexander Graham...

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December 1, 2020

Don't Let Christmas Caroling Die Out

by Donal McKernan

The festive season is upon us. Of the many ways in which we remember the birth of our Lord, I believe that singing is the...

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June 23, 2020

Back-to-the-Land Makes a Comeback

by Donal McKernan

Cities are struggling today and, in the course of that struggle they are telling a long-standing lie: that they are filled...

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