“He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” – Elbert Hubbard Finnish Proverb – Talking is silver, silence is gold. These days with so much information flooding all our senses 24/7, every second of every minute. It seems hard to find a moment of total silence with or without people … More Do we give silence enough credit?
Cheat sheets have a bad reputation, because obviously cheating is wrong in many contexts.. But the actual process behind using a so called “cheat sheet” is actually quite handy. Because essential it is only a tool to enhance memory recollection and ease quick information access. Found this website called Cheatography which essential has taken a … More Database for cheat sheets!
I recently received a very basic training in GIS and an open source software called QGIS (http://www.qgis.org/en/site/forusers/download.html). This software is very powerful and achieves very good if not better results than its licensed counterpart ArcGIS (https://www.arcgis.com/features/index.html). The training lasted just for a few hours and it was very practical so I am by no means … More Looking for a free and good Geographical Information System (GIS) tool?
Here is some useful and less conventional Data on the region. Note this was very recently introduced so you will not find tons of info yet but in the near future this will be a extremely useful source on the region. http://geonode.igad.int/
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Here is a good short video on how to select your news in pursuit of the actual truth. Enjoy!
Here is a brilliant funny but accurate short production about the problems facing FIFA. This is a must see! John Oliver’s excitement for the World Cup is tempered by knowing information about FIFA, the organization that produces it. John details the problems with the upcoming tournament and the staggering allegations of corruption against FIFA. Enjoy. … More What FIFA doesn’t want you to know about the upcoming games in Brazil and Qatar.
“What’s the harm”. This question seems harmless in itself. I am sure many of you have either heard someone say this or you yourself have uttered these words in relation to some issue. Although the question itself seems harmless enough, the implications of such an approach to a certain issue can be detrimental. This question … More Real people = Real consequences. What’s the Harm? (Website)
I’m sure a large number of you will have been this website. But for those who haven’t, this is a nice website where you’ll find a world population clock. The accuracy can be debated but it should be a “rough” estimate. Pretty interesting how we as a race have expanded exponentially over a few hundred years … More How many are we on this Planet?