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Chris Bennetts – Arrest Warrant – The Facts

By on April 7, 2016 in Travel & Expat Living

I have been the target of a known internet troll and Cyber Stalker for a number of years now who has published many false allegations about me, and dozens of other expats in the Philippines. In the past I worked with a number of other expats to get the false allegations removed including the many […]

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Dealing with a Cyber Stalker

Dealing with a Cyber Stalker

By on February 29, 2016 in Travel & Expat Living

I was recently attacked on a Facebook group I run with allegations that stem from an episode in my life that happened soon after I moved to the Philippines almost 10 years ago. There is enough to this story to right a book and it would be an amazing thriller / drama that includes things […]

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Why Multiculturalism does not work

Why Multiculturalism does not work

By on February 27, 2016 in Society & Culture

Multiculturalism is not simply the idea of letting other cultures into a country and benefiting from their contribution and being anti-multiculturalism is not the same as being anti-immigration or intolerant of other cultures. I love the richness and diversity that migration has brought to Australia. I would not want to go back to the old […]

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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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