17. January 2015

Feeling Abstraction

From http://haiphonghoaphuongdo.blogspot.com/2011/07/colorful-vector-abstraction.html - http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-_t6mHvuNOTs/Th23RDI-RgI/AAAAAAAAAL0/T_VMdr6wIcY/s1600/abstract-vector-free-art.jpg - Licensed under Creative Commons

Reductionist mechanisms in Physical Existence are Energy & Energy Transfer. We are all physically made of Energy.

Feeling an abstract notion such as Energy Transfer may seem tricky; however, it's simply connection.

A trick to feeling abstract terms is connect to something more familiar, such as a physical sensation.

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03. January 2015

Do Not Worry, Everything Exists

From Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Creaci%C3%B3n_de_Ad%C3%A1m.jpg - Licensed under Creative Commons

Does God exist? Surely, Santa Claus & Unicorns do not exist. Yet we are talking about them. If they don't exist, why & how am I talking about them?

Santa Claus & Unicorns do exist, as fictional characters; more on God later. Everything Exists. The concept conceptually exists. It may also physically exist; like the men who name themselves Santa Claus.

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19. December 2014

Why Say History When You Can Say Story?

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In culture, we are taught to distinguish history & story as two separate concepts. Some (falsely) think of history being a masculine version of story (his story). However, history & story can be used interchangeably. Here's why.

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09. December 2014

Magic Connections with the Philosophy of Language

From http://casiestewart.com/unicornrainbow/ - https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ylo97AfxI9c/SuW-sv-oDII/AAAAAAAAGxc/tVIc_fh1A9A/s2048/unicorn.jpg - Licensed under Creative Commons

Magic exists! Well, if you have listened to me lately, you will hear that everything exists (including fiction). When everything exists, we can recapture the entirety of language from those who impose restrictions on Existence. We have all heard "that does not exist". We can now say, "that" does exist & "that" is a useful concept.

I'm happy to see my own homespun approach have a strong connection to an established Philosophical branch. The Philosophy of Language (Wikipedia) brings concepts together into a system of logic to yield magical & insightful connections in Existence.

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14. September 2013

Automated Black Box Testing

Automated testing encourages your software to behave a certain way going forward into the future.

When you write tests against your user facing requirements (black box and acceptance tests), you locking down how your app acts.

When you use automated tests for white box testing (unit tests), you lock down how your software is designed.

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07. September 2013

There is no privacy! Control your internet face

Brian Takita - Peeping Tom - Created by tuchodi under the Creative Commons License - http://www.flickr.com/photos/tuchodi/4959060

With all of the revelations over how the NSA is snooping over your personal communications, companies storing and controlling your data, encryption backdoors and the fact that it's always crackable, one thing is becoming clear.

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04. September 2013

DIY SEO with BrandYourself.com

The wonderful web makes it very easy for someone to publish their thoughts and opinions, good and bad, true and false. If you find yourself at the wrong end of a post that shows up in your Google results, the implications can be very damaging. It ceases to be a matter of truth, but a matter of marketing.

Fortunately, you can take control over your name on the web, without having to spend thousands of dollars that online reputation repair firms charge.

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