Why smoking, drinking, and eating sweets might actually be good for you
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What is different about 'computer people'? Most of the working population of this country either use computers every day, or used them at school, so why are people still afraid of them? As Arthur C Clarke put it, "advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic", and a surprisingly high number of people just 'don't understand computers'. Or at least that's what they tell themselves.
Everyone is selfish. That's the conclusion it's hard to avoid when cycling around a big city. Cyclists, taxi drivers, white van drivers, pedestrians, we're all guilty, and it poses some uncomfortable questions about human nature. We amber gamble, we cross the road wherever we feel like it, we do u-turns without indicating. Maybe all road users should be forced to use other means of transport once in a while. When I'm driving, cyclists annoy me, and when I'm cycling I'll be cursing a motorist every few hundred metres. And don't get me started on pedestrians...