Monthly Archives: July 2010

Twilight

‘We’re half awake in a fake empire.’ Thanks to @tinydoctor When was the last time you saw Koyaanisqatsi? * * * Continue reading

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When Wikipedia Ceased to Be a Book

At Wikimania Conference 2010 in Gda??sk, there was some talk about why some Wikipedia versions are more liked than others. As Jimmy Wales said in his lecture, the Bengali Wikipedia, e.g, has 21.000 articles, but the Bengali language is spoken by 23… Continue reading

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The Job is a Teacher

Every job one does for a living has its dark sides, the ugly faces that come up only in the night time. And these are moments both of agony and understanding. Night time does not have to be the wee hours between dark and first light, the area wher… Continue reading

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Puzzles in the Economy of the Digitals

1 From the outset I want to emphasize that I don’t have any background in economics or legal affairs. So what’s the fuss, you may ask. Even without a proper training in both or a decent understanding of them, I think there are issues pertaining to… Continue reading

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How Problems Like to Be Solved

You cannot explain the complex from the parts only the parts from the complex –Buckminster Fuller Still we have this tendency to regard themes or problems as kind of complex things that have to be broken up into parts in order to be understood or… Continue reading

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What are You Looking for?

As anybody who has done some work in a library can tell, searching and finding stuff can be complicated, to say the least. And very often the search for a thing ends in a deadend. Or so it seems. Deadends of searches — finding ‘nothing’ –, are c… Continue reading

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