The harshness of reality and fantasy.
This morning I’m moved by a very introspective and investigative-of-the-human-condition blog – or so I see it. See: Remembering Cobain. [And to be 200% clear I am not saying that the author wrote the blog with the angle that I see it, even if my perception is co-incidentally correct. ThisRead More
Constraints on developing expertise
Recently I discovered by chance, Forex trading. Well, I actually re-discovered it. I had explored it about 8 years ago but it was difficult to get into because it was basically a closed shop. By that I mean, that one needed lots of money, special computers and software to getRead More
Bitcoin is now causing massive panic attacks all around the globe. People are pointing fingers and blaming Bitcoin!! You can hear the cry now “Bitcoin is a scam! Stay away from Bitcoin!” etc. Yet another Bitcoin exchange – namely Mt Gox, implodes. Is that because of something especially devious aboutRead More
Short shrift–will I be arrested?
Well, this morning I’m making myself a late breakfast in my kitchen at about 10:55 AM. It’s Saturday. As I glance through my window, from behind my curtains, I could see that there are two people at my front door. It’s two old ladies. Well they look old and theyRead More
An amazing accident and coincidence
No – that’s not my railcard. It’s just a photo of some railcard I found on the net, for illustrative purposes. So what’s the story? I decided last night that some time today (14th August 2013), I’d attend the Great British Beer Festival. So, I look for my railcard thatRead More
Shifting the fulcrum
As some may have realised Jumbie and I were both fascinated with George Carlin recently. To dispel any ‘mysteries’ from cropping up, we do share a lot of information about current events and other stuff. That’s easy to do if you have ‘Google Hangouts’ on cell phones (aka mobile phonesRead More
Erasure–it’s likely to happen to you
I’ve been shouting and screaming about the need to backup all important electronic data, for quite some time. See what happened when Mat Honan, “a senior reporter for Gizmodo, got hacked [and]…lost most of his digital property (photos, emails, documents and so on), and most of his ways of communicatingRead More