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My Geek List

Just stumbled on an old forum thread that I created at John Paul Chacha’s Lab, I thought it was worth revisiting. The idea was to select three graphics stunts in movies. Mine are listed below. –Started by Chris Orwa (amoeba) on Sat, 10th Oct 2009 at 22:33:01. — 1. Digital Reconstruction in the movie Deja ...

The Responsible Anarchist

Dear Reader Time has come for you to abandon the birds perspective and embrace the pragmatic mode of life. You have all in your means to change the world, let nobody tell you otherwise, a deed done is better than a deed thought. The greatest means at your disposal is your simple act of defiance ...

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Once Upon a Graphics

At one point in my life I had a crave for graphics, animation, comic art and visual FX, much of my spare time was spent in front of the computer experimenting with Chasys Draw IES and the latest plugins. Take a look at some of the graphics I created.

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Around the Neighbourhood with an IDEOS

To commemorate the loss of my Huawei u815 IDEOS smartphone last year, I’m posting a series of images I captured using the phone’s camera as I explored the neighbourhood. The Ruiru bound train slicing through the spooky area between Mwiki and Dandora. According to the map of Nairobi, this area has no name, it just ...

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The Social Media Revolution

Back in 2007 before Facebok and Twitter were household names in the country I was craving for social media interaction, though at that time they word wasn’t coined yet, they were simply referred to as forums or chat rooms, don’t even mention YouTube because we hadn’t discovered fibre yet. One of the challenges that I ...

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Guest Speaking at Rotaract Muthaiga

On March 18th, 2012 I gave a talk at Rotaract Muthaiga titled ‘Emerging Trends and Technologies’ on the invitation of @French_Freddy . In a nutshell I took them through the history of jobs/employements, the nature of such jobs and the careers that emerged during the renaissance, industrial revolution and now the information age with emphasis ...

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Crawling out of Closed Mind

I must admit, I’ve never been a people person, the nerd in me always calls for introversion and perhaps a callous attitude towards meaningless interactions. Some witty philosophers gave this “defect” a name — the atomistic mindset. A view which sees man not as part of society but rather as an isolated organism of which society is ...

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