Tag Archives: value of blogging

Knowledge Is Power? Only If . . .

No.  knowledge is not power.  Not if you don’t use it.   Like books, sitting on the shelves collecting dust, they contain plenty of information but are useless if not used. What makes it even worse is that 90% of our knowledge … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 13 Jan 2019

Humans have emotions.  Therefore, we can relate to each others.  We sympathize how others feel.  Emotions gives rise to unique human traits such as art and poetry.  Of course, there are downsides as well – regrets, aggression, greed, and destruction … Continue reading

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Where Is The Buddha?

Here at the Running with Buddha, the reference to the “Buddha” is more symbolic than religious.  In fact, the symbolism doesn’t even have to be deep or profound. Most of  “insights” come from ordinary life events such as my running, … Continue reading

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Week In Review -18 Nov 2018

Snow storm Avery came out of nowhere in midweek and wreaked havoc on the Northeast.  But it paled in comparison to the wildfires to the west in California which is still ongoing.   I equate the wildfires to epidemics – lost of … Continue reading

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Learning Should Be Fun

Yeah but how?  You ask.  The answer lies in pattern recognition and recreation. As a child, we recognize that a waving hand with the sound of “bi” means someone is leaving.  It is a pattern.  By linking patterns together like … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 8 – 5 V’s Of Big Data

4 miles easy pace (steady @ mile 3), sunny & 70 degree To survive and thrive in today’s ferocious market place, companies compete to have their finger on the pulse of their customers.  More and more business are turning to … Continue reading

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Spring Is In The Air

Went out for a 5 mile jog this afternoon.  Temperature was in the low 50’s.  But the breeze sent a quiver down my back as I stepped outside.  Despite the sunny appearance, the temperature felt chilly and more like in … Continue reading

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It All Depends

What’s your story?  Asked Person 1. Well, that depends. Who wants to know? Answered Person 2. Is the Person 2 being disingenuous? . . . Not necessarily.  Same story can be told differently and yet genuinely depending on a host … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 31 Dec 2017

Last day of 2017. My curiosity was perked this week by the unique nature of this period between Christmas & New Year and led me to search a proper name for it. I finally settled on the choice of Merryneum. During the … Continue reading

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“Pressing Matters”

Today I noticed that my email spam folder has quadrupled in size.  Perhaps since the Black Friday a couple of weeks ago?  Normally, I don’t pay attention to this folder because Google’s Gmail does a decent job in filtering out … Continue reading

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