Posts In Category Personal Notes

Book review: The Flaw of Averages

on November 29, 2009 by eldar in Reviews, Comments (0)

The author occasionally makes mistakes or uses completely wrong approaches…

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The real price of a book

on October 28, 2009 by eldar in Corporate Parasites, Personal Notes, Comments (0)

Imagine that you can buy a book and magically instantly know everything that was in the book. Would it be worth $860 or even more?

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Guns and morons

on October 15, 2009 by eldar in Personal Notes, Comments (0)

I just could not resist the temptation and answered on the friend’s blog to his “Guns and morons” post:

I just disagree on focusing it on firearms theme. I don’t think that in “moron+gun” the problem is the gun. Just like in “moron+voting”, “moron+car”, “moron+alcohol” or even “moron+ability to procreate”.

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Werewolves Guarded My Sleep

on October 14, 2009 by eldar in Personal Notes, Comments (0)

Just got back from the vacation. Only a week long, too short…

“To the best of my knowledge
US is the only country in the world
where vacations are measured by hours.”

As usual I went to a Native Americans reservation La Push to the west of Seattle on Olympic Peninsula.

Colorful Sunset, La Push, WA

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In the Year 2000 the Matrix Has You

on October 13, 2009 by eldar in Materialistic Theology, Personal Notes, Comments (0)

I am back. I’ll write more about it soon, but meanwhile I wanted to share a thought. Do you remember the entering subtitle of the movie Matrix? Let me remind you:

In the Year 2000 the Matrix Has You!

While there is a much deeper truth in it, which I will talk about later, consider this circumstantial evidence for now: how often do you see pictures like that:

Flying bird

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OOF Notice

on October 2, 2009 by eldar in Personal Notes, Comments (0)

OOF enjoying disconneted world until 10/10.
No Internet. No email. No phone.
The way the Universe was created.
No complains.

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Disappearing in Olympic for a Week

on October 1, 2009 by eldar in Personal Notes, Comments (0)

No email. No Internet. No phone. Heavenly…
Crescent Lake, WA

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Owning shares of a public company…

on September 28, 2009 by Eldar in Corporate Parasites, Personal Notes, Comments (0)

The more levels of management separates you from CEO, the further in line the company and shareholders are.

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Labor Day weekend in Seattle

on September 5, 2009 by eldar in Personal Notes, Comments (0)

“How do you call two rainy days in a row in Seattle? Weekend!”

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Sick Day Notice

on September 3, 2009 by eldar in Knowledge Worker, Personal Notes, Comments (0)

I am writing you on behalf of the trade union Brain Cells of Eldar Corps (”the Union”). It came to our attention that you are violating our trade agreement (”Agreement”), specifically, the chapter 4.34.(b) stating that members of the Union are entitled to the daily norm of 7 hours of the reduced work shift generally referred as “sleeping”.

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