The magic of retirement

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Suresh Chandrasekaran After working for sixteen years, Suresh parted ways with his employer to their mutual satisfaction; what the management guys love to call a win-win situation. He was happy to quit because his employer held the illusion that he was there…

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The new Facebook – A MMORPG

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - T F Carthick T F Carthick is a self-styled writer who rarely ever writes, choosing instead to occupy himself churning out excels and power points for his corporate masters for food. Back in the good old times, when he still had time…

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Unpopular Opinions

By The Peeved Punjabi [Note from SloWord: To deal with the subject of Unpopular Opinions, I had to call upon the Peeved Punjabi. So here he is. You have been warned.....] I have a few Unpopular Opinions. In this article I will chat about my Unpopular Opinions. Now, the fact that I am…

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  • Post published:May 26, 2021
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Racism

Racism exists. Systemic racism exists. Personal racism exists. I've been late with this post. The main reason is work intruded. Also, two reasons, I'm called the SloMan. The third, I have three reasons, is the real one. There is just so much I want to say. In this post, I suspect, I will be able…

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  • Post published:June 28, 2020
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Dunkirk Review – Part 2

Well, it's like dBaseII, there never really was a dBaseI and look how successful it was in destroying the sanctity of the concept of 3rd-normal data. This review, Part 2, will likely destroy the sanctity of the concept of the film review. The reasons are simple. I have no idea how to review…

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  • Post published:October 4, 2017
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Dunkirk – Review Part 1

This is a first ever. A review on SloWord. A review of a movie. So lets get started. With some preliminary chatter in this Part 1 of The Great New World of Reviews. On a Friday evening in September, with the eminently unwelcome autumn imminent, I arrived at Streetsville GO station after another…

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  • Post published:September 18, 2017
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Daniels come to judgement!

We’re a judgemental lot, we are. I’m no sociologist, and far too lazy to research it, but it may be that making judgements is at the root of homo sapien’s instinct for survival. In the modern era, with the interweb weaving it’s magical tendrils all around us and enabling snappy judgements, we are more enmeshed than ever before. I’ve seen some bloggers and other writers talking about their friends, enemies and the world and I’m on Facebook too. So, of course, I wanted to weigh in on it. As I see it, judgement is everywhere; here, there and everywhere, if I may steal a song title from The Beatles. (more…)

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  • Post published:February 1, 2016
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My experience with Social Media in 2015

dsc_0956.jpg2015 was the year I invested in a “social presence”. Here is my honest review and my responses to the current state.

Facebook provides the bulk of my traffic, followed by WordPress. Facebook has destroyed the concept of Friend and totally diminished and warped the meaning of the word “like”. (more…)

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