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Luo Brothers - Welcome to world's famous brands

Luo Brothers – Welcome to the world’s famous brands

Luo Brothers – Welcome to the world’s famous brands While waiting to meet a colleague in Hong Kong, I was served an espresso, chocolate wafer and sparkling water in small conference room of UBS, on the wall was an original Luo Brothers piece from the collection called “Welcome to the world’s famous brands. The Swiss […]

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Quantum Jumping to Enlightenment

Quantum Jumping to Enlightenment

Colour adaptation of the original by Camille Flammarion (1842-1925).- L’atmosphère : météorologie populaire, Hachette, Paris, 1888 Today the magic of the Internet fed me some new food for thought, as I stumbled on a video I had been watching a video called “Enlightenment” on Youtube so several weeks ago, and just today got back to […]

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1909 painting The Worship of Mammon by Evelyn De Morgan.

The Worship of Mammon

1909 painting The Worship of Mammon by Evelyn De Morgan. The word Mammon really fell from our lexicon, wonder why too, as it’s such a descriptive word and has such a long history. It’s as though the the meaning is ugly or distasteful, so it’s been cast aside. For the longest time I read and […]

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Michelle Kuen Suet Fung

Just Hanging Out…

I had that feeling, upon entering the second hand store, that there was something in there I needed to find. It was a glorious Saturday in March and a little framed print caught my eye, on one of the lower shelves of a tightly packed array, when I went to the trouble to bend down, […]

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Language agnostic document processing: Finding relations using statistics, machine learning, and graphs. Artificial Intelligence.

Brilliant Artificial Intelligence of “I write like”

Not exactly sure how I found the website “I write like” but from the first moment I was mesmerized by the system. A simple idea in theory but very complicated in application. It’s a good example of where Artificial Intelligence (AI) has found a perfect application, to rapidly analyze language patterns, then make comparison of […]

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Emily Carr Indian Church 1929

Indian Church by Emily Carr

Mar is short for Mary Anne, or so my Mom tells me so. Mar was born in 1935 and became my mother in 1961. She’s the most amazing soul, always seeking things that others have overlooked. Recognizing value in art with an eye for style and a natural tendency to discover treasures. Mar finds art […]

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The Art of Writing

The Art of Writing and Purpose of this Blog

The best way to learn to write, is to write. It is said that the best way to get started is to just begin writing. These are the steps towards the Art of Writing. Some of us have always wanted to be writers and some of were naturally gifted in this expression, while others were […]

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Come together

Come together

The first cassette tapes I ever bought, Abbey Road and Cosmos Factory, at the same time on the same day, the first of innumerable cassette tapes. Prior to that, everything I bought was on vinyl. Come together, was the most powerful song I’d ever heard and “Cosmos Factory” by CCR was a perfect back-up (and […]

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Woman female beautiful erotic sensual tree nature - wikimedia commons

Wikimedia Commons and Visual Hunt

We owe a huge debt of gratitude to Aaron Swartz for the whole “creative commons” movement. I feel that he was somewhat unsung for his part in Wikipedia, so we must strive to always remember him for Wikimedia Commons. Imagine how much music, art, content, media and photography has been licensed and protected for the […]

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