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Agrochemical Cartoons

This cartoon was inspired by the way an agrochemical company protects its patents (on its GM crops).

According to the Guardian:

more than 80% of the GM seeds sold each year are owned and sold by one company, Monsanto

As a lapsed biochemist, I don’t have a problem with genetically modified crops on principle – extensive testing shows the organisms to be safe and there is potential to create plants which would be useful in a warming world (resistant to salinity and pests). (more…)

Robot Girlfriend Comics

I wrote this series after listening to an NPR podcast on how “bots” – little bits of programming on the internet – can be pretty good at fooling guys into thinking they are real (usually with the result that they pay money to meet up with them in the non-existent flesh…).

 

 

 

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