Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is one of those books where you enjoy the story without necessary liking the main character. Onkonkwo is a lot of things but I doubt being "likable" can be considered one of them. Things Fall Apart is the first book that I … Continue reading Things Fall Apart -Chinua Achebe
This is where I look back to what I have done this year. Usually, it is for the sake of a trip back to nostalgia lane before a new beginning but also about trying to make sense of how the year went by, whether it was any good. So the question "Was 2018 any good to me?" is a difficult one and I am going to try to answer it in my own way.
I do not usually have many rules but for social Media I do have some that I keep reminding myself of and which I wish I knew right from the start: 1. Someone who knows you only through social media knows only your projection, not you. Turns out our own aspirations, biases, insecurities among others … Continue reading Things I wish we all knew before starting to use social media
No matter which society or civilization we look at, progress/big changes have always stemmed from having rallied people behind a cause/system/individual/group of individuals. The causes in themselves might be controversial; Sometimes motivated by selfishness, self-righteousness, stereotypes, and animosity. So what makes it work then? How do certain individuals/group of individuals get the rest to rally behind their ideas … Continue reading #7 The meaning of “Rhetoric”
The histogram is a basic, simple but very useful tool that can be accessed both on your camera or via the software you use for post-processing of images. It is essentially about exposure. A histogram can help identify if a picture is overexposed or underexposed. It's no longer a guesswork (or rather a more accurate guesswork). By using … Continue reading #2: Understanding histogram
Why am I sharing this? Well just to make a point. Not everything makes sense in this world. Not everything which is fair is legal and vice versa. Not everything is being done for the betterment of "us" as a whole. Some decisions are deliberately taken to benefit only a few at the detriment of … Continue reading My ranting about this imperfect world
Franz Kafka's stories all shared a particular characteristic "the main character is aloof, kind of a prisoner of his circular reasoning. Procedures are bewilderingly long, complex and the laws and rules governing the procedures are confusing/unknown/unclear. This particular characteristic is what gave birth to the term "Kafkaesque". Below are some interesting elements about the history of … Continue reading #4 The meaning of “Kafkaesque”