Life

Oui, Je Parle Français, Pourquoi?

Je lisait quelque chose sur Quebec et leurs problèmes avec ceux qui parlent seulement Anglais… enfin. Je trouve ça un peu… étrange. … Mes parents était convaincus que il faut connaitre au moins deux langues étrangères. Alors j’ai appris la langue française à partir de 9 ans et un peu plus tard la langue anglaise (à deux …

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Life

What the Apple iPhone Was, Is and Isn't Anymore to Me

Bananas or Apples? I seem to be faced almost everyday with silly discussions of Apple vs. Google or why Android is better or… why bananas are better than apples. And because I feel strongly about my convictions, I can’t help myself from getting involved. Then, when I calm down, talking to my inner voice of …

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Life

Japan vs. Western Civilization in Movies and Books

There is probably a large volume of works related to clash between Western culture and Japanese society. If you read Kotaku for example, you will see articles almost weekly about ways in which Japan is “different”. Stupeur et tremblements Book: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear_and_Trembling_%28novel%29 Movie: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0318725/ Lost in translation (Sofia Copolla’s movie) Iertati-ma ca nu sunt japonez (“Forgive …

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Games Life

5 Games To Play When You need More Poetry In Your Life

Apple’s iPad comercial (http://www.apple.com/your-verse/#video-your-verse) reminded me that I need more poetry in my life. Here a few games I go to for poetry 🙂 Nihilumbra Braid Limbo Device 6 The Room(this one doesn’t really contain any poetry in motion or otherwise but it inspires me)   Where do you get your poetry in this tech …

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Life Science

Of Qubits and Transitors

Hello, Here we are, at the beginning of the 21st century, in the year twenty fourteen, taking small steps towards the science of the “future”. Recently in the news two items have been making their way into our orbits(at least for me): one is that according to leaked documents the NSA is actively working on …

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Life

My Puny Bitcoin Farm

Hi ppl, If you don’t know what a bitcoin is, you’ve probably have been living in a troll cave under a wet rock! If you do know, then you know that GPUs are no longer cutting it as miners. There’s a whole ASIC miner craze going on. The cheapest device you can get(albeit not the …

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Games Life

Building Your Own PC

Hi. My first ever PC was built by a couple of economics majors(now big time moguls) who probably had no clue what all the parts did but found ways to snap them together like Legos (ok, am I being too harsh?). The components were mainly “no-name” or “built on a ship from Taiwan” as we …

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