Minimizing for More Clarity (Raspberry PI 3 + Docker setup)

I’ve been working a lot with C and experimenting with Assembly Language the past few months and the attractiveness of minimalism has grown on me. I recently decided to downsize much of my coding environment to a Raspberry Pi in an effort to be as minimal as possible.  For any extra computing I have access to various cloud servers (Amazon, Digital Ocean). There are certain pros and cons to doing this –but so far the pros have been great:

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How technology can improve the state of the world – Kofi Annan

In his speech at the MIT Media Lab 30th Anniversary, Anann addresses two key ingredients to improving the state of the world: Technology + Political will. These ingredients particularly hold true to the African continent which by the year 2050 will double its population to 2.4 billion. We shouldn’t be threatened by the growth and the pending challenges — technology (in particular infrastructure-free communication + big data) and adequate political (systems of accountability) are realistic means to improve the state of the world.

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From Noise to Information

Information without context is noise. Noise is what we have everywhere. What separates noise from information is that we understand the noise — we have context about it.  A foreign language can be meaningless, just noise, but with the right context the noise becomes meaningful.  So how do we derive meaning from noise?

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