Tag Archives: value of blogging

Week In Review – 5 May 2019

Know your pace for marathoners is equivalent to the maxim about know thyself – it is  easier said than done.  To realize the reward, paying attention and working diligently towards the end goal have no substitutes.  My marathon training is … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 2 – Reblog: Privacy Vs Security In A Big Data World

10 miles, overcast & 60 degree Privacy versus security online is a topic near and dear to most people. Or should be if it isn’t.  And the article by Tamara Dull (link below) gives an excellent overview of  why the … Continue reading

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The world’s 7.5 billion people, in one chart | World Economic Forum

I love info-graphics like this.  They are intuitive and help me to grasp otherwise very right-brained data.  Some interesting take-away are: Population: Over 75% of the world’s people live in Asia (blue – 60% ) and Africa (orange – 16%) … Continue reading

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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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