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Flipboard acquires Zite and be more mediocre than ever.

I use Zite. I like a whole lot. It's lean, useful and very good at surfacing new content. Did I mention that it is really really good. Flipboard is bloated rotten apple that run slow, gives you nothing new and shows you tedious repetitive content … [Read more...]

Why Do I Blog ?

Obviously I love writing and sharing that writing in public. Pressing the publish button has been one of the hardest things I've ever done. Fear and uncertainty compete with the desire to stay hidden from view. But ultimately, blogging is all about … [Read more...]

A Pinch Of Salt In My Porridge

A pinch of salt is my porridge is healthier than the alternatives. And I'm less certain that I know everything now. … [Read more...]

One of the Hardest Things I’ve Ever Done ?

There are lots of things I've done in my modest life. But there is one thing that still haunts me more than most of them. My eldest daughter had a febrile convulsion at about 3 years of age. I found out later that a young human body isn't developed … [Read more...]

Made you Smile

It made me smile. … [Read more...]

IOS7 Feels Like My Old Disco Outfit

Naturally I've upgraded my iDevices to iOS 7. Summary: It's all seems nice if a bit confusing. And gaudy. The fonts are weird and I find them much harder to read. I'm also middle-aged and need glasses to read. I guess that people who have better … [Read more...]

Tears in Rain Soliloquy – Wikipedia

I've... seen things you people wouldn't believe... [laughs] Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those... moments... will be lost in time, like [coughs] tears... in... … [Read more...]

BBC World Service – Your World, No Greater Love

Remembering heroism of an ordinary kind is powerful testimonial to everyday life. I found this podcast a powerful reminder of the fragility of life and the complex risks of the everyday and tells the story of the " Memorial of Heroic Self … [Read more...]

9 Rules for Success by British Novelist Amelia E. Barr, 1901 | Brain Pickings

I found these inspirational and life affirming: Men and women succeed because they take pains to succeed. Industry and patience are almost genius; and successful people are often more distinguished for resolution and perseverance than for unusual … [Read more...]

How to Live with Introverts by =SVeidt on deviantART

How to Live with Introverts by =SVeidt on deviantART. … [Read more...]