What can fireworks do for wild birds?

Fireworks mean that New Year’s Eve can be a dangerous time for birds. Should we try alternatives to blowing stuff up? A couple years ago, I wrote about a multi-disiplinary study of how New Year’s Eve fireworks displays affect wild birds...

Microsoft Defender for Mac: Is this a joke?

Steve Jobs would spin faster than a hard disk if he were to be buried. My Mac has been running Microsoft Defender for the past few weeks – security software that Jobs claimed doesn’t get viruses. It was made by the...