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Upcoming posts

I’m not the most dedicated blogger on the interwebs but I want to be better. Recently I have acquired a new set of skills(including sets :-D) that I’d like to share. So hoping that listing them here will make me actually write the blog posts, I’ll list the upcoming topics …

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NieR: Automata is fucking awesome.

Platinum Games So growing up I was an avid gamer, heck till around 3 or 4 years ago I was still pretty hard core. I stopped playing because life, my job and school conspired to screw me out of video games. So I haven’t really been gaming that much. I …

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Making Moves

Life is scary. You get so used to what you’re currently doing and stick to that even though it doesn’t give you the result that you want. You stick to it because that’s all you know. I am guilty of sticking to the same thing. Albert Einstein was quoted saying …

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Mathematics

Mathematics is fun… I hope. Last August I wrote a quick post about how I was going back to school to do Mathematics and Statistics… it’s official, I’m back in school. I’m currently taking the B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the University of South Africa. Yay. Th application …

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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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