Are IT professionals guilty of magical thinking?

In my coming travelogue (too long in the pipeline) I discuss two ways of looking at and dealing with the world, that I describe as rational and irrational approaches. The irrational approach is often described as magical thinking. Wikipedia defines

Are IT professionals guilty of magical thinking?

In my coming travelogue (too long in the pipeline) I discuss two ways of looking at and dealing with the world, that I describe as rational and irrational approaches. The irrational approach is often described as magical thinking. Wikipedia defines

The fall of the Berlin Wall and how not to write about it

They are saying that as of today, 06 February 2018, the Berlin wall has been down one day longer than it stood, or something like that because I’m not checking the figures. I grew up with the Berlin Wall, having

The fall of the Berlin Wall and how not to write about it

They are saying that as of today, 06 February 2018, the Berlin wall has been down one day longer than it stood, or something like that because I’m not checking the figures. I grew up with the Berlin Wall, having

The Last Jedi inspires R2D2 to hold the fort over the holiday

I’ve been away you know. You may not know, other than the lack of posts over the last couple of weeks, but I’ve been in Amsterdam with friends for New Year where we played murder mystery and I played Enrico

The Last Jedi inspires R2D2 to hold the fort over the holiday

I’ve been away you know. You may not know, other than the lack of posts over the last couple of weeks, but I’ve been in Amsterdam with friends for New Year where we played murder mystery and I played Enrico

R2D2 Helped me wrap the presents and put up the tree

After R2D2 redeemed himself on Sunday by helping out with the filming of my promo video for the travelogue, and not stealing anything technical to give to C3PO, I decided to give him a bit of reward. So tonight we

R2D2 Helped me wrap the presents and put up the tree

After R2D2 redeemed himself on Sunday by helping out with the filming of my promo video for the travelogue, and not stealing anything technical to give to C3PO, I decided to give him a bit of reward. So tonight we

Third time lucky with Oxford filmmakers

At the last update on the status of the Travelogue promo video I said I’d stumbled across another filmmaker. A nice bloke called Miguel from Portugal who’s studying film at Oxford Brookes University and, it seems, he’s come up trumps.

Third time lucky with Oxford filmmakers

At the last update on the status of the Travelogue promo video I said I’d stumbled across another filmmaker. A nice bloke called Miguel from Portugal who’s studying film at Oxford Brookes University and, it seems, he’s come up trumps.

Now R2D2 is really pissed off with me

Yesterday I promised R2D2 that he could come out to lunch with me and my IT support mates. He’s been keen to get out to see The Last Jedi and he was really looking forward to meeting up with the

Now R2D2 is really pissed off with me

Yesterday I promised R2D2 that he could come out to lunch with me and my IT support mates. He’s been keen to get out to see The Last Jedi and he was really looking forward to meeting up with the

It’s that time of year again

R2D2 is a bit pissed off at me lately. He knows it’s coming up to time for his regular trip out to a Star Wars film and he’s heard all the fuss about The Last Jedi so he’s keen to

It’s that time of year again

R2D2 is a bit pissed off at me lately. He knows it’s coming up to time for his regular trip out to a Star Wars film and he’s heard all the fuss about The Last Jedi so he’s keen to