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Chinese Poem: 登鹳雀楼 Dēng guàn què lóu Ascending White Stork Tower

登鹳雀楼 Dēng guàn què lóu is a classical Chinese poem by the Tang dynasty poet 王之渙 (Wang Zhihuan). The English name is Climbing White Stork Tower. It depicts a beautiful scene visible from the Stork tower near the yellow river while climbing up it. Here's the poem and my English translation of it: 白日依山尽, 黄河入海流。 欲穷千里目, 更上一层楼 Bái rì yī shān jìn, hu...

Shawn Powrie
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The Humm Handbook (Chris Golis): A review

The Humm Handbook: Lifting Your Level of Emotional Intelligence is a book by Christopher Golis that presents a personality modelling framework named "Humm-Wadsworth" . The Humm-Wadsworth model (abbreviated to Humm) attempts to describe human personality in terms of sets of common traits and desires that are found in all people to greater or lesser degrees. The framework is specifically marketed as a business tool, t...

Shawn Powrie
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The Humm Handbook (Chris Golis): A review
Shawn Powrie
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The Implications of Penguin 4.0 “real time”

It's official, Google announced three days ago that Penguin has now successfully been integrated into the core algorithm. What a lot of people may be asking at this point is: What does this mean? What are the implications of Penguin going real-time? That's what I'm going to dive into in this article. Brief History of Penguin Google's search algorithms collate a bunch of signals in order to rank web content that is ...

Shawn Powrie
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Why Context is for Kings

In a recent Netflix series Star Trek Discovery, in the third episode, Captain Lorca explains to an estranged and demoted Michael Burnham why he chose to interfere in her punishment for mutiny and bring her on-board the Discovery as a crew member: "I did choose you, but not for the reasons you think. Your assumption that the Klingons were waiting in ambush at Binary Stars was predictive. You chose to do the right thing ov...

Shawn Powrie
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Why Context is for Kings
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Chinese Poem: 登鹳雀楼 Dēng guàn què lóu Ascending White Stork Tower

登鹳雀楼 Dēng guàn què lóu is a classical Chinese poem by the Tang dynasty poet 王之渙 (Wang Zhihuan). The English name is Climbing White Stork Tower. It depicts a beautiful scene visible from the Stork tower near the yellow river while climbing up it. Here's the poem and my English translation of it: 白日依山尽, 黄河入海流。 欲穷千里目, 更上一层楼 Bái rì yī shān jìn, hu...

Shawn Powrie
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