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Hey, how-zit, Huawei

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything—so long it seems I deleted the bookmark to the login page.  Without digressing too much I want to go on record and predict that, sometime in the not too distant future, password anxiety should be listed in the DSM-5.

Ironically, just as I discovered the value of simplicity, things beyond my control became increasingly complicated.

This lament is just a general remark. In fact, I am disappointed about the soured relationship between Huawei and the USA—the issue prompting this post.

Suddenly an interesting conundrum regarding the choices available to consumers has become more perplexing to me than before.

I’ve long been a fan of Gregg  Easterbrook’s book “The Progress Paradox”.

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Six pack on a Saturday

A colleague recently told me she reads my blog because it’s “entertaining” and “cheaper” than a well-known South African magazine.  

Needless to say, I took it as a compliment. Also, I now feel fairly obliged to keep providing the reading material – which is not a problem. I love writing.

Herewith a story I wrote in 2014.

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