Author: nickhargreaves

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An Ode To The Seas

As early as my teenage years I always pictured my adult self living right next to a beach with my golden retriever and Cupid knows who else 😉 But imagining an experience and actually...

Dreaming cylons and vampires 0

Dreaming cylons and vampires

I was a Cylon vampire among Bill and Eric of True Blood, Boomer, Kara and Ellen of BattleStar Galactia among others. We had a meeting at some point wondering how to dress. I suggested...

Of death and beyond 0

Of death and beyond

In under a week two of my greatest heroes succumbed to cancer, a dreadful disease whose toll ironically increases with our advancement in science and technology. Steve Jobs and Wangari Maathai are more than...

Dear Future Me 0

Dear Future Me

It’s a shame that even though you are wiser, brighter and more experienced with life, the path your life has taken and your current situation depends on the choices I make for you now....

#KenyaDecides, So Let’s Play Pretend 2

#KenyaDecides, So Let’s Play Pretend

Let’s play pretend, that the Jubilee and CORD coalitions were created by parties coming together because of their similar policies and not to aggregate tribes for voting blocs. Let’s play pretend, that Jubilee’s victory...

My Problem with Democracy 3

My Problem with Democracy

Now before you go judgmental on me thinking I’m pro the North Korea kind of governance where internet is illegal, take a minute to actually hear me out. Don’t get me wrong,  I’m one of the...

In 2013, Think Beyond Yourself 0

In 2013, Think Beyond Yourself

“Come! Baby Come!”, said the egomaniac as he faded into the annals of obscure history. Miguna Miguna was a big mouth with a literal big mouth, and he was a classic example of someone...

Of Product Development 0

Of Product Development

Over the past two weeks I’ve been lost in code working all day sometimes up to 6AM in the morning. It’s been a while since I’ve been in the zone – that state where...