The Nature of Writing as DesignAfter discussions with a writer friend, in which he considered design and writing to be different, I realized it would be prudent to put my thoughts on the subject to paper
Nietzsche On The Will to PowerIn which Nihilism yet again proves herself a terribly seductive temptress. It is interesting how much this perspective pervades modern society.
On Being DifferentThe aspects where one is different are inevitably the same parts which lead to a loss of empathy and being able to understand what others need.
Kendo: GoalsA reflection on how one paces out goals on a journey that lasts a lifetime.
21st Century CommunicationThese days there are so many ways of reaching people in remote areas of the world at strange times. It makes one wonder how the human race has adapted for these differences in such a short span of time.
Scala with Miles SabinAttended an "Introduction to Scala for Java developers" talk at Skillsmatter. Presented by Miles Sabin, of Chuusai (the chaps who make the Scala IDE for Eclipse), the talk covered an overview of functional programming.
Kendo: ZanshinA few notes on what I've learnt lately in Kendo practice. An imprecise attempt at covering the topic of Zanshin.
23:57!!!A pretty lame attempt at writing again. I hope future writing attempts are better than this one. As they say there's nowhere to go but up from here.
Google Android Developer Lab I spent yesterday at Google London attending the Android Developer Lab. It's a great time to be in the mobile applications space.
Londroid September 17th, 2009Spent an evening with the London Android User Group at Skills Matter. Three talks/presentations in all covering; using the GPS to measure race car performance, OAuth and a MotoDev talk.