Monthly Archives: February 2014

May The Force Be With You!

It’s old, but it’s definitely not easy. Even Tesla, one of the most brilliant physicists ever known, spent 40 years in vain in this research area. To effectively make a space shield that simultaneously intercepts thousands or even millions of … Continue reading

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The Return of Jedi

I was about to call it a bug’s life to reflect a soldier’s point of view. Soldiers are mostly simple and uneducated people trained to be robots in defense of their nation. They still feel. They still think. But, for … Continue reading

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A Good Day

Life is good. I had an easy day and my lunch was milk fed veal with mushrooms, genuine Italian style. We have very good restaurants in Montreal, pricing lunch meals at $15 or so. Thinking about it, I really love … Continue reading

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Why Is Sugar Bad For Kids?

If XML attributes are the syntactic sugars for leaf XML elements, then entity attributes are those for one-to-one relationships. While syntactic sugars are great time savers, they confuse many beginners. Am I supposed to apply sugar in this or that … Continue reading

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Word, Excel & Access

They are really old, but you still can find these courses at community colleges if you want to learn the craps the systematic way. Most undergrads pick them up just like that. Better yet, they pick up almost everything just … Continue reading

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WinFS

Bill Gates called it in 2013 the biggest product regret at Microsoft (http://www.zdnet.com/bill-gates-biggest-microsoft-product-regret-winfs-7000011136/) and the reason for it was because no one had an idea about what it is. In fact, Bill actually quoted Brian Welcker to point it out. … Continue reading

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Valentine Soup

Cooking is a kind of engineering, though I am not too fond of it. I’ve been through extreme poverty before, because my grandfather was a gambler that squandered his farms away and left his children in deep debts to repay. … Continue reading

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