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You are a function of the Universe

You are a function of the Universe

By on December 23, 2014 in Society & Culture

I saw this quote by Alan Watts and consider it very profound and worthy of contemplation. I decided to create a meme for it.

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My work desktop and my amazing computer resurrected from the dead

My work desktop and my amazing computer resurrected from the dead

By on August 2, 2014 in Science & Technology

My desk top is a bit cluttered as you can see.  Do I really need 3 computers with five monitors? Not really but two computers each with a second screen is perfect for my work. The 3rd computer is my old Mac resurrected from the dead.  What an amazing computer it has been.  First it […]

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Demise of my childhood hero – John Lennon

Demise of my childhood hero – John Lennon

By on July 28, 2014 in Society & Culture

I was a child of the 60s.  Not in the sense of being their and participating in that amazing decade of change.  I mean I was born at the beginning of the 60s and observed it as a child.  My earliest musical memory was trying to sing along to a song which I incorrectly interpreted […]

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Will the Nokia Acquisition Save Microsoft?

Will the Nokia Acquisition Save Microsoft?

By on April 22, 2014 in Science & Technology with 0 Comments

Microsoft have just acquired Nokia and will launch its own brand of mobile phones abandoning the Nokia brand. I must admit that I am following what Microsoft does with interest. I have previously written that unless they pull a rabbit out of the hat soon they will go into steep decline. Their failure to get […]

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Back to 1984

By on April 16, 2014 in Science & Technology with 0 Comments

I have just taken a trip back in time to 1984 when the first Macintosh computer was released. I just watched a video of Steve Jobs first demonstration of the Mac to the Boston Computer Society on January 1984. I opened the video with mild nostalgic interest but not because I was a fan of […]

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Will the office PC soon be obsolete?

Will the office PC soon be obsolete?

By on April 10, 2014 in Science & Technology with 0 Comments

Could cloud based solutions running on terminals replace the traditional office PC? I recently made some comments on facebook on a topic about the future of PC’s and suggested that businesses will most likely move to cloud based solutions and ultimately away for the PC with its independent operating system. I have many years in […]

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The Three camps

The Three camps

By on March 30, 2014 in Society & Culture

I recently watched a talk by Rupert Sheldrake and Bruce Lipton with the title A Quest Beyond the Limits of the Ordinary given in 2007. I have been following their work for some time so I was excited to see the both on the same platform. They are the vanguard of generation of scientists who are challenging […]

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Basic curried rice for when you are tired of plain rice

Basic curried rice for when you are tired of plain rice

By on March 8, 2013 in Food & Nutrition

In the Philippines they love rice.  Have it three times a day with every meal.  I like rice also but not that much. Where I am staying now I have access to inexpensive seafood from a “wet market” which is the term the locals use to describe their local market which I guess can be […]

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Spicy Bok Choy in Garlic Sauce

Spicy Bok Choy in Garlic Sauce

By on March 4, 2013 in Food & Nutrition

I like to try out recipes and often make my own variations.  I just tried one recipe for spicy bok choy in garlic sauce.  I follow this recipe exactly and it was so nice I decided I had to blog about it. http://allrecipes.com/recipe/spicy-bok-choy-in-garlic-sauce/ Ingredients Original recipe makes 4 servings  (two of enjoyed the entire bowl) […]

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