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October 2017

KeepassXC now has their own Ubuntu PPA

With AppImage and Snap release, KeePassXC runs on almost any desktop Linux platform today. Many Linux distributions already ship KeePassXC as a …

Apple's journey from Elite tech company to Selling Simplicity

Apple is fashion. And elite tech. A luxury item.  Apple is lots of things at the same time. People think that folks buy Apple “because it’s p…

How sans-serif fonts took over the World

The first half of 20th century is the end of the Modern era, the moment when revived typefaces were flooding the typography mainstream. But it w…

An Insignificant Man releasing Nov 17

At the heart of An Insignificant Man is the most polarizing man in India today – Arvind Kejriwal. The film follows Kejriwal and his Common Man’s…

Social Media is bad for Mental Health

Almost everyone you know has a social media account of some sort, such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, etc. It seems that every year…

Let's talk about Commitment

The most important commitments we make in life are the commitments we make to ourselves. Yet, we as humans have a hard time keeping those commi…

Get Verified And Maybe Twitter Will Answer Your Harassment Report

Life Hacker has reported that the Daily Beast recently explained why Twitter is horrible at fighting harassment. The Beast quoted anonymous form…

Genie and the three Questions

By a stroke of luck I manage to find a magic genie, but instead of offering me three wishes, he offers answers to three questions.  After con…

Netflix Quietly Injects 'OtherLife' Into My Brain

Home-grown Aussie sci-fi OtherLife asks just what would you do if, having the opportunity to give away only a second in real time to a revolutio…

Movie Review - Blade Runner: 2049

Blade Runner: 2049 does not deserve to be as good a film as it is. A needless cash-grab sequel bargaining on name recognition to bolster a dep…

Scientific reasons behind Hindu Traditions

Traditions in Hinduism were considered mainly as superstitions, but with the advent of science, it is becoming evident that these traditions ar…

Introduction to Universal Code

To begin with, everything around us, is a part of a code. Not the computer code, but a Universal Code.  I believe that every single event i…

History of the entire world; I guess

I've never felt more introspective than when the Big Bang is yet to happen. I think I just transcended or some shit. That was the quickest 2…

McDonalds’ and the hype for Szechuan Sauce

On Saturday, 10/7/2017, McDonald's brought back the Szechuan dipping sauce for one day only. People crossed state and national border lines …

The Origin of Rohingya - In words of Pangeran Dipanagara

The claim that Rohingyas are Bengalis is true insofar as the Rohingyas ultimately derive from Bengal, but in the end it's a justification fo…

Google claims to hit 100% Renewable Energy this Year

I applaud Google for doing this, however, I do wonder how much they spent to make this happen and how long it will take for them to recover the …

In App Purchases aren't inherently bad

Microtransaction is a tool, and like all tools, it can cause either good or bad, it all depends in the way they implement it, not in the tool it…

Our reality is getting worse but our vritual reality is getting better

In a novel 'Ready Player One' recently (soon to be a Spielberg-directed movie.) it's set in a future where the whole world live the…

Windows 10 Mobile and new hardware no longer a focus

After a long time of silence and only half-answers, we now have some plain speak by Joe Belfiore, Microsoft's Corporate Vice President of W…

Game Reviews are becoming more Objective

I've been playing through Watch Dogs recently and have been enjoying it for the most part, glad to see that they fixed some of the more glari…

Bats population vulnerable to Pollution

This is a brown long-eared bat, common across Europe but declining, partly due to conversion of old barns used for roosting and feeding. They often …

Linux Community isn't very Welcoming

I've been using many different distro's for quite some time on many different devices. The gist of the situation is this; for desktop L…

Living in the Present

Almost every human on planet earth reacts to what's happening to them. Every time you feel a deep pain for whatever reason you will react t…

Movie Review: The Dark Tower 2017

It is 2017, and Hollywood's ratio of good to bad Stephen King film adaptations is 9:15. The Dark Tower changed it to 9:16. The first of two …

Linux has been great since long time

I've been using Linux for my desktop machine since... I think 2011 already, and though I've sometimes have had driver trouble with speci…