This article is about freedom. We are losing it, not only in America but also in other "advanced" countries where people have enjoyed a decent standard of living for many years. Yes, the image is exaggerated. The losing freedom I refer to here is not being taken away in handcuffs. Rather it refers to having … Continue reading We Are Losing It
It has been a saga. A struggle. A double struggle. One about resisting changes and another about changing myself. When it comes to programming I am an old timer. Not an expert, just an old timer. I created my first program on my first computer a Commodore 64 like the one pictured in the photo … Continue reading My Struggle With C#
That said, I somehow feel like the tide is shifting or we humans are losing control. First of all, at least according to my observations, computers are SLOW compared to the old days. Some software (programs) may take even a minute to load and open. I tend to be suspicious, and thus I wonder if the programs are waiting to get permission from the NSA before they finally open.
We all like to feel secure. Popular culture tells us to be and think positive. As the years pass we develop a world view, which is our perception of reality based on our own experiences and those of people close to us. And because we are not normally creatures of change our world view becomes … Continue reading I Don’t Believe That!
Everyone needs an escape. One of mine is to try to do creative work with photo and image editing software such as that created by Adobe. In the “left-brain/right-brain” paradigm I have always been left-brain dominant, which means that I was left out when artistic creativity was passed out. The technology has helped, and … Continue reading Creative Illustrator