Category: Let’s Get Personal

From ZERO to HERO

October 17, 2017

“When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” — Hunter S. Thompson “Hello, world.” How many times have you wanted to do something, gave it a go, and then gave up because other things seemed more important at the time? How many dreams have you let fly by you because “the real world” was…

So, we are all an AI. What’s next?

October 11, 2017

“When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” — Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Elon Musk said that the probability that we are not an AI is 1 in 1,000,000,000. Religions are full of tales about resurecction, afterlife, and so forth.  While writing a story for a client, I have…

London Bridge is Falling Down

June 7, 2017

Hello, You probably don’t know me, so thank you for reading my words. I am a writer by profession and purpose; I’d also recently learnt that in the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna (or God, if you will), reveals to his friend the warrior prince Arjuna, and, through him, mankind, that every man should live according…

五大

October 30, 2016

Images are used for non-commercial purposes, but I do not know the copyright holders. If you own the copyright to an image displayed below please let me know so I can give you credit. With thanks to Michael Swanwick, Chris Roberts, and Tau Station for the inspiration. Poem for DÓRA GABRIELLA #26 五大  

Word Cowboy Goes to Slovakia

October 15, 2015

I’ve just returned from a trip to Slovakia, where I went for a Joe Satriani concert together with a good friend of mine. The concert was awesome, but this post isn’t about the concert itself, it’s about my impressions of the 1-day stay in the post-Soviet country. Post-Soviet is a good way to describe it. The architecture…

Blade Over Heart

September 25, 2015

The Japanese kanji for Nin is drawn as a blade, raised over a heart. This may sound sinister, but that is a misconception. It represents, among other things, endurance and perseverance. The ninjas didn’t fight to win. They fought to survive. Or, so my ninja Master had taught me. Roughly eleven years ago, I was in my last years of high…