Memento Mori

August 25, 2022

Memento Mori refers to the philosophical reminder of death’s inevitability. You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think. It helps you remember the good things without arrogance and to let the bad things go with indifference. You control whether you waste time getting upset by things. And whether you waste time taking things personally.

Amor Fati

August 24, 2022

Amor fati is a phrase that may be translated as “love of one’s fate”. It is used to describe an attitude in which one sees everything that happens in one’s life, including suffering and loss, as good or, at the very least, necessary. You take what you can from life. You use it as fuel. You become better from it. You become improved by it. Make the most of it. Be better for it having happened. ...

A lawyers christmas greeting

December 31, 2018

Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low stress, non-addictive, gender neutral celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, or secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasions and/or traditions of others, or their choice not to practice religious or secular traditions at all… and a fiscally successful, personally fulfilling, and medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generally accepted calendar year 2019, but not without due respect for the calendars of choice of other cultures whose contributions to society have helped make the United Kingdom great (not to imply that the United Kingdom is necessarily greater than any other country or is the only “United Kingdom” in the Northern hemisphere), and without regard to the race, creed, colour, age, physical ability, religious faith, or sexual orientation of the wishee. ...

a priori thinking

December 7, 2014

Nobel prize–winner and game theory pioneer Reinhard Selten observed that people work diligently to be rational ex post. That is, we commonly look back at how a situation played out to try and understand how a better outcome might have been achieved. This contrasts with a game theory approach in which the goal is to develop a strategy that will lead to that better outcome a priori.

Writings of an Anglican bishop

December 6, 2014

I am reminded of the writings of an Anglican bishop: When I was young and free and my imagination had no limits, I dreamed of changing the world; As I grew older and wiser I realized the world would not change. And I decided to shorten my sights somewhat and change only my country. But it too seemed immovable. As I entered my twilight years, in one last desperate attempt, I sought to change only my family, those closest to me, but alas they would have none of it. ...

Mastering Digital Content Strategy - A Comprehensive Guide

September 3, 2014

Below are some key components that could make or break your digital content game. QR Codes # Quick Response (QR) codes are easy-to-scan and can instantly redirect users to websites, product pages, or other digital locations, making them a versatile tool in modern marketing. Semi-Automated Information Architecture # Incorporate auto-tagging and internal linking within your content to simplify user navigation and to make your website more SEO-friendly. Mobile-First Approach # A responsive e-commerce platform ensures your site is accessible across devices, thereby increasing your reach and user engagement. ...

2013 blogs in review

January 9, 2014

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 51,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 19 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

My 2014 New Year's Resolution - Less is More

December 28, 2013

My New Year’s Resolution for 2014: Simplifying to Amplify # With the year winding down and 2014 just around the corner, I’ve been doing a bit of introspection. What can I do differently next year to make it even better than the last? After some thought, I’ve decided to keep things simple. So simple, in fact, that I’ve got just one New Year’s Resolution for 2014. 1. Blog More Often # Yep, that’s it. ...

Sneak Peek and Official Trailer - The Film "KICHIDI" by Director Saahith Mothkuri

September 21, 2013

The buzz is real, and the anticipation is palpable. We’ve been hearing whispers about Saahith Mothkuri’s latest film, “KICHIDI,” for months now. Today, we’re finally blessed with a sneak peek and the official trailer, giving us our first substantial glimpse into what promises to be an intriguing cinematic experience. There’s always a unique thrill that comes with a trailer release. It’s that tantalizing mix of anticipation, curiosity, and the hope that this new film could be the next big thing. ...

Some of my favorite cell phones

January 23, 2012

Nokia 8800 Sirocco # This phone is a true classic. Known for its elegant stainless steel design and smooth sliding mechanism, the Nokia 8800 Sirocco was a fashion statement as much as it was a cell phone. Nokia 8600 Luna # The Nokia 8600 Luna dazzled users with its smoky glass exterior and illuminating keypad. It perfectly blended art with technology and gave us a taste of what a designer phone should look like. ...