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Little Bee

Little Bee is a gripping story about a teenage Nigerian refugee girl and an English magazine editor named Sarah. Their worlds collide in horror and from that point on, their lives are never the same again. As I read this book, i found myself;
– laughing
– crying
– horrified
– disturbed mostly
– curious Continue Reading →

10. January 2012 by Rarin
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50 Book Challenge 2012

Although am a regular reader, I wanted to start this year by challenging myself to read more hence the 50 book challenge.
Rules of the challenge are:

1. Read 50 books in 2012.
2. A book must be at least 50 pages long.
3. Re-reads count Continue Reading →

03. January 2012 by Rarin
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.NET Development Environment for MacOSX

I have been primarily doing all of my .NET projects on my Windows machine but lately, since I use my Mac for everything else, it has become a chore to switch back and forth. The easiest way to handle this would probably be to install something like Parallels Desktop or use Boot Camp but it would mean I would have to buy and install Windows, which would go against my ultimate plan to ween myself off Windows. Continue Reading →

05. April 2011 by Rarin
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How To Close A Project

I was just thinking today that in the many years that I have been in the work force and the tons of projects that I have worked on, I can only count a handful of times where they were effectively closed. Project closure is often times completely omitted and deemed unnecessary a phase to have to perform after all the project is done, right? Wrong! Continue Reading →

28. March 2011 by Rarin
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Android Development Environment for Mac OSX

I expected this process to be a lot more tedious than it turned out to be BUT that is always the case in the beginning of most things, isn’t it? well at least for me:-) These are the steps that I took to setup an Android development environment on my Mac OS X 10.6.6 Continue Reading →

20. March 2011 by Rarin
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Office Politics

Office politics is intentionally designed to acquire and maintain power outside the formally recognized organizational power system to the benefit of either individuals or sub groups within the organization. Although office politics is often given a negative connotation, it’s part and parcel of organizational life and needs to be recognized and taken seriously. Examples of office politics include :- Continue Reading →

14. March 2011 by Rarin
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The Passionate Programmer

I have just finished reading a very inspirational book The Passionate Programmer: Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development by Chad Fowler. Geared towards programmers, it’s choke full of  simple, easy to read ideas that can be applied to help make-over a career. Continue Reading →

15. September 2010 by Rarin
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