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Civil unrest may be the second wave

The coronavirus crisis is far from over. I have returned to working from home after a symbolic three-week stint at the company office. This should be “the new normal”. Continue reading

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A few thoughts on the current coronavirus crisis

Here’s to another day of “social distancing” and “home office”. This is my fourth week of “lockdown”. City streets are deserted, roads are empty. Nature is taking a breather. My dining table has become my temporary office desk (I need the space for the monitors). This may become the “new normal”. While I’m no stranger to “remote working” and some of the luxuries it affords on account of my job functions I still think this ain’t right. Continue reading

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Review: 2019

2019 was a year full of anniversaries, astronomical achievements, cataclysmic failures and other maladies on a global scale disrupted by brief glimmers of hope for humanity. Let’s recap, shall we? Continue reading

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Review: 2018

As 2018 nears its end, it’s time to reflect on a year that isn’t particularly memorable. Thanos snapped his fingers. Courage, our Jack Russell terrier died. Continue reading

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Review: 2017

It’s Christmas. 2017 is almost history, and what a busy year it’s been! I quit an unsatisfying job and took a minor sabbatical. A lot of old stuff was deleted, sold, thrown out, or upgraded. December’s me is certainly not the same as the one in January. 2017 was the year in which humanity manoeuvred itself into a situation where our lives depend on the wisdom of Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump. Continue reading

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My mother? Let me tell you about my mother…

2017 is a year filled with anniversaries. 2017 happens to be the “incept date” of Leon Kowalski, the replicant in the original Blade Runner movie from 1982. This year is also the one where fans would finally be treated to the unnecessary sequel, Blade Runner 2049. Furthermore, 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of my mother’s passing.
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It’s all on video

I’ve recently been clearing out a bunch of old video clips. The early web was home to many weirdos, and videos of the kind didn’t help its reputation. Continue reading

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Cassette cover art

A few years ago I wrote that I had successfully digitised my precious collection of music tapes. The same announcement also mentioned a collection of ready-to-use pictures to use for cover art. Well, my stash of envelopes full of small pictures turned up again a few days ago. So I emptied out their contents over the scanner. Continue reading

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