My strength – perhaps my weakness too

Yeah – I know that quip so well. Make your weakness sound like a strength wearing a veil. So we go: I am a workaholic. I know I should do more to balance work and life, but I can not just stop myself whenever I have a deadline. Truth is, a lot of people have […]

Something on thoughtfulness

For the most part, I didn’t set out to be a thoughtful person. It came natural. A consequence of trying to be a decent human. I recall one of my first experiences of being called thoughtful. My friend, who was quite older sent me a message that he has lost his father. Tradition demands a […]

There are two sides to a coin, six to a cube…

Indeed, it won’t be in our generally accepted definition of a coin if it has one side or three, or four, or ten sides. It will be something else. It won’t be a cube, if it only has 5 sides, or 25. That is the power of context. Of convention. Of what has been agreed. […]

A thing or two about vanity metrics

Vanity metrics mean or measure nothing. Well, except to stoke ego of those reporting these vain metrics or used to hide a problem. Whilst saying your company moved goods worth US$ 6Billion in the first quarter of 2020, sounds good to the ears, it really doesn’t say much.  Except, if your shareholders have invested in […]

The long road from idea to revenue

(Warning: May not make a lot of sense, also, don’t take personal) First things first: idea is nothing! it is simply that thing we all have in our heads, sometimes even have on paper and that we hope it/they will somehow turn us into multi-millionaires and build us an empire. If ideas were really a thing, you’d […]

Traffic

Thus far, I have spent approximately 90 minutes in traffic every day of the last three days – don’t blame me for whining, I am used to driving against the general flow of traffic until this past Monday. As there are approximately 240 work days in a year, my projection for the next 12 months, […]

They are here! Wearable computers [updated]

Ok, so I missed the grand entry of wearable computers*. The entourage possibly slipped by whilst I caught a quick shuteye. But they are here and if you, like me a few moments before electing to write this post, was waiting for a/the grand launch of wearable computer devices, well you missed it and may have […]

April fooled?

Ok, you missed a couple of the April fool day’s announcement from tech companies? Below is a round up, enjoy! Google Nose!!! Find scents easily 🙂 Gmail Blue – the new way to Gmail! Twitter to charge $5/monthly for using vowels in tweets Youtube to shut down…reopens in 2023!