Flying Hare Over Dunedin – tech lords, AI & data mining.

BEN VIDGEN INVESTIGATES

Folk like Hyram Twang, one of Dunedin’s most respected musicians and deemed a community stalwart all round town, has just given an eye witness observation of a gulf stream over Mosgiel by Dunedin Airport. Following my own lookey lue at private aircraft and super yachts (many spouting some interesting antennas) I went looking to see what I else I could find.

What I found initially was just puzzling and then startling.

Over the lock down period those planes and boats have shipped in a plethora of market speculators wanting to cash in on Covid 19 and it has included Saudi, Chinese, American, tech lords, data miners, biotech entrepreneurs. They have all visited Dunedin and other parts of NZ (during lock down), with a vision of tomorrow whether we want it or not. We certainly have not being asked or consulted and this would prove to be more of the same when…

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