Category Archives: Travel

This is where I’ve spent pretty much every penny I make after covering basics over the last ten years, and I know how to get a lot for a travelling dollar. I expect to be engaging in more commercial and development work on the road now, but travel itself is at least as much the goal as profit- or benevolence-driven motives.

So much to learn, so much to see, so much to experience. Maybe I’ll post some photos, or perhaps I’ll add a travel blog side as an opportunity to jot down stuff and improve access to all those awesome memories. For me, or anyone else who cares to read. Practical details of buses, trains, hotels, annoyances, visas, etc, etc, will be included as a online resource when travelling through areas that have poorly documented information in those regards.

Netflix CEO on entertainment in 20-50 years

Through Quartz, quoting Netflix CEO at the World Mobile Congress: “It’s tough to think about entertainment,” Hastings said, “when I’m not sure if we’re going to be entertaining you or entertaining AIs.”

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Bikers vs. Angry People on Youtube

A number of “Bikers vs.” series on Youtube feature young males on overpowered tiny motor bikes zipping around and repeatedly breaking laws, while endangering drivers and passers by, in addition to frequently confronting civilians and non-civilians alike for their acts … Continue reading

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Freedom of mobility for both workers and capital holders in the 19th century

As mentioned by TheConversation.com, at one of a number of conferences dedicated to abolishing the passport and ensuring freedom of movement internationally, the International Labour Organization in 1922 stated with respect to international migration in the 19th century: Migration was … Continue reading

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Does high TV or commercial radio consumption increase vulnerability to (more so than directly causing in some particular moment) brainwashing?

I wonder if basically not watching TV or listening to commercial radio for 20 or more years would affect susceptibility to (as compared to a present actuality of) brainwashing. On the one hand, this might lead brainwashing or other lesser … Continue reading

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Challenges for experimentation in 20Mhz-20Ghz-free zones involving political solutions

Generally speaking, it is better to try something at a smaller level before you try it at a larger level. One way to establish 20Mhz-20Ghz-free zones is to have radio receivers located in an un-networked manner that produces a signal … Continue reading

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Christmas message to American holiday goers to Cuba

No offense intended (little doubt it will nevertheless be taken), but a lot of Canadians who formerly travelled to Cuba often are likely to be changing their habits in response to this move. Many made their final trip last year, … Continue reading

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When will physical security become more competitive than IT security for managing files?

Here is the guiding principle in determining what should receive consideration as data for purposes of internet-related IT security and what should be excluded by all means possible from risks linked to IT security. If you wouldn’t post it online … Continue reading

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A good idea from China

I was doing the residential registration at the local police station (during my much shorter than planned time in the country), and observed a very simple idea that I like quite a lot. How simple? When you’re accessing a public … Continue reading

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What else could possibly enter one’s mind when the word “purity” comes along than a pure white Arian race?

Yeah, because something like that would ever cross my mind independently. I derive my sense of worth from my skin colour and the bloody accomplishments of people dead 200 years already.

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Disposable as the new “environment friendly”?

My hotel room in Shanghai came with an “environment friendly towel” which you could purchase in the bathroom. There are other towels in the bathroom, but I forgot a towel, so I checked the specs to see if I should … Continue reading

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