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I don't move in circles, you must find me along my own path.

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New Linux Mint convert

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:23:27 +0000

Last Christmas I bought a new ASUS TP200SA netbook(?) for my wife. It was familiar as I have the ASUS C100PA Chromebook, and I love it. This ASUS however came with Windows 10. She wanted it as a windows box

Chipping away of Freedoms

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:07:42 +0000

The recent brain fart from president Trump has yet again distracted the public as to the real motivations of such snips of feigned disdain about respect for the country. And the belief that a employer can force employees not to

Writing Science Fiction

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:05:35 +0000

A couple of years ago while observing the relentless anti-Science diatribe coming from the conservatives. I came up with a Idea for a Science Fiction story, and it went something like this; Many different Scientist had been ‘blackballed’ by the

Slavery returns to U.S.

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 22:03:26 +0000

Donald Trump, the future President of the United States has just made slaves of over 2 million ‘Illegal’ Aliens. A Peoples that now are too afraid of deportation to speak up, or to speak out about low wages, bad treatment,

The Peasants of the U.S.

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:50:06 +0000

In a recent trip to the U.S. to visit the relatives, my wife tried to do shopping in one of the big malls and while watching her and the selections presented by the various stores I came to the conclusion

Election 2016: Fascism in America

Sat, 21 May 2016 15:45:53 +0000

In the current climate the urge to paint Donal Trump as the New Hitler is often the theme, however the ‘The Donald’ is more showman and trickster than absolute dictator. And as showman he will say and do anything that

Apple vs FBI: The unspoken Truth on Encryption

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 11:14:23 +0000

While one can admire Apple for ‘defending’ it’s customers privacy, while also benefiting with the positive advertising. It is probably a moot, and hollow victory as the NSA and the CIA have already broken Apple security. Not that it shouldn’t

RTE Political Debates 2016

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 15:35:50 +0000

The only thing that I hear from the ‘Debates’ were that Parties were running against Parties. There was no debate about anyone being held responsible for decisions, no one responsible for any outcomes. It’s the Party’s choice. The Party that

Programming as Hotdog vending

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 10:48:15 +0000

Yesterday while talking with a colleague, I was trying to get across the idea the most ‘programmers’ don’t understand what goes on inside a computer. And his response was, “Does it matter any more?” and while it took me back,

Man in the Stars

Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:43:59 +0000

Throughout Science Fiction there is always a belief that man will be ‘Mankind’ while evoking a rational and reasoning mind. And it’s disturbing to think that reason, and considered actions will be how Humans will be perceived. If there is

The Coming Apocalypse

Fri, 08 May 2015 14:54:40 +0000

On an entirely different subject, I just had a Revelation; in the coming Apocalypse, The first person to create more Toilet Paper Will be King!

The next moment, a new World.

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 07:35:05 +0000

Almost all religion speaks of a next world, a heaven if you will. If their followers uphold the values that religion espouses. Christianity, Islam even Norse speaks of Valhalla. But time and space in the real world is a very

A place where the sounds of War don’t pound in your ears

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:30:16 +0000

Do you dream of a place, where the sound of guns, doesn’t pound in your ears? Any where, West Cork.

AI (Artifical Intelligence)

Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:50:47 +0000

There are a number of AI movies arriving in the near future, and the thought that seems to run through them all is that AI, Artificial Intelligence is depicted as being contained within humanoid constructs, frequently Female Humanoid. It brings

MicroSoft Weasel Words

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:39:30 +0000

The boys at the office have been experimenting with Redis at the office however the server they were using was a Windows Server, and therefore the Redis database was running on Windows. So I took a look at the ‘release