“There is no honor among thieves”, is a recurring theme in this book. From the very opening chapter to the last few chapters, the book is a roller coaster ride of deception, turning heels, misplaced trust and a very thoughtful look at Saddam Hussain, depicted as cold, cunning and calculating (but then again, that is how he is depicted in almost every book I have read). Continue reading “Honor among thieves”
Last day of university is a moment that leaves an impeccable image in your life. It’s many things. It’s a milestone, a success story, a beginning and an end. Lots of things going through my head, thoughts of various emotions. Happiness of achievement, fear of the unknown, enlightenment from the knowledge gained and sadness of lost connections. Continue reading “Last day of University”
One of the first thing I thought after finishing this book was that my view of the world will never be the same. After all, it’s not everyday where you read a book set in a world of its own. A world created for the soul purpose of writing an epic story. Continue reading “The Silmarillion”
Been finding myself embroiled in videography lately, as part of activities of the media club. This involves a lot of field work, a lot of post processing and a lot of cursing every time the program used for post processing crashes. Continue reading “Still life”
If you had been checking around the projects page of this blog, you might have noticed that I have a couple of “limbo” projects. It’s a term coined up, idea in part borrowed from the movie Inception, where dreams enter a level of no return. Limbo projects represents the a similar situation I encountered while managing some projects; projects that go into a level of never being completed or terminated. Continue reading “Limbo projects”
Ever had to deal with a noise that you heard before, over and over again, but then thankfully went silent for a while…. only to come back again, hoping for second rounds?
Continue reading “The stranger”
To start anew is not easy, because old habits always die hard and grass root behavior is never easy to kick aside. Some memories are too difficult remember and some are impossible to forget. The stormofmort of yesterday is no more today, but his thoughts and dreams still linger on
It’s the one program that I always installed with any Linux distribution. Because of the word CAD and because I am a Civil Engineer (first and foremost). It’s really where my two passions collide, the opensource passion and engineering passion. It also has been the program I used very rarely.
Continue reading “A moment with FreeCAD”
Politics. The malignant cancer of this age in this nation. Sit down for an interview and talk about politics. Write an essay and talk about politics. Have a coffee and talk about politics. Go on a date and talk about politics. Watch your team play and talk about politics. Go to work and talk about politics. Go shopping and talk about politics. Go to Friday prayers and hear about politics. Turn on the tv and hear about politics. Turn on the computer and read about politics. Visit your parents and get updated on politics. Continue reading “Politics”