On Perfection

The lines must be straight. The book, phone, and laptop aligned symmetrically on the desk before you. All must be perfect. There must be no mistake, no error in the essay or post. Any error is a shame, and perfection must be preserved. If your fly’s open, that’s trouble but a man must carry on. Perfection …

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Web Gems (June 16)

Programmer gets fired for automating his job “When he first got his software testing quality assurance job, he spent eight months automating all of the programming tasks. With all of his tasks fully automated by a computer, he was able to literally sit back and do whatever he wanted.” He lived that life for six …

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Musical expression

The forms of musical expression in any given culture often reflect the reigning assumptions in that culture about reality generally and the human condition specifically. -Ken Myers There’s a lot to think about if you consider the Nigerian music expression against this thought. It reminds me of how people can determine a family’s standard of living …

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Web Gems (June 9)

Today’s web gems: One-Thing Shops: How about a superstore selling only soda (soft drinks), not a wholesaler, one set up like a supermart? I know of luggage-only shops. I wonder how one can port this idea to other types of businesses. A call for plodding bloggers: Tim Challies encourages Christian bloggers. OpenAI: Artificial Intelligence for …

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I fight for the users

Who do you fight for? Anyone working in IT has to choose. It is easy to settle into the mould of the tech-overlord who monitors users’ activities and punishes erring behaviour by unplugging the cable or limiting wi-fi access. It’s not ‘us’ against ‘them’. We exist because they are. Then again, they are (remain productive at …

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Kenichi Ebina

Kenichi Ebina is a Japanese performer who spices his dance with acting, storytelling, and digital art to deliver the unique act he calls ‘dance-ish’. See his America’s Got Talent performances (he won it in 2013): there’s this very enthralling video game dance, almost like virtual reality but I have to say I really love this one which was his …

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To write, to edit

To write is human, to edit is divine. – Stephen King And there are some more divine than others.


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noah’s ark

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