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A tiny look at the history of money

Let’s get this party started with a brief look at the history and purpose of money. This wont be an argument on which types of money is best or that whole gold standards or fiat money thing, I’ll get to that latter. This post looks at money from where it …

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New series: Money

Money! Money, money, money, moooooooooney. Mooooooooooooooooooooooooney! It’s been called every name under the sun and everyone wants it. It has many definitions, such as:. It is just a physical representation of the abstract concept of effort or It is an abstract representation of barter. or It is a medium of exchange …

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Just do it.

Here’s a quote and my thoughts Just because you don’t know how to do something is no excuse for not doing it. Today I was thinking and this quote popped into my mind. I reflected on how I operate during my day job, I never turn down a task because …

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My trip to Germany

Life has kicked me in the gonads one too many times. I’ve decided to be Cartman and say screw you guys, I’m going home. But home sucks, so I’m looking for a new one. Somewhere I can hang my hat, kick back and enjoy life, because shit, it can’t really …

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Grails’ false “proxy” problem

Background I haven’t used Grails in a while so I chose to use it for a small web application I needed to build yesterday. Mostly because I wanted to see what was new in version 3.2.4. I have a bit of a history with Grails, it’s now like a running …

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Wish Build 01

Wish Build Number 01 Those who know me know that I’m an avid gamer. I’m a Sony fan and I’ve owned every generation of the PlayStation console from the PSX to PS4. Gaming is life, gaming is love. First, while I am a Sony fan I do not take part in …

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The fake ɢoogle.com

Hackers

My brush with ɢoogle.com So today I saw something really creepy. It freaked me out at first because I couldn’t make sense of it. In my analytic account, there was an entry for traffic from this involving the following URL. Secret.ɢoogle.com The only problem is, that URL goes not belong to …

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Der Wein

Three or four weeks ago, I got a mini bottle of Calvet Reserve Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Bordeaux, or as the German’s call it, der Wein. I know absolutely nothing about wine other than if you drink 750 ml of it in 30 minutes, you’re going to have a good …

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Apparently there is snow here now

A snow filled cold day in Zimbabwe While I do not usually post the random stuff that shows up in my inbox all the time, a few pictures showed up today I think I should share. They show an area (allegedly Lower Gweru), which is, wait for it, covered in …

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