Apex: Metaphorical Algo-rhythms

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What’s an apex predator? An apex predator, also known as an alpha predator, super predator, top predator or top-level predator, is a predator residing at the top of a food chain on which no other creatures predate. Apex predators are usually defined in terms of trophic dynamics, meaning that apex-predator species occupy the highest trophic level or levels and play …

The Intelligent Design Argument

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The following is an essay I wrote in 2006 for my college philosophy class. Arguing about the existence of God is probably one of my favorite topics to discuss, and I remember enjoying writing this paper using William Paley’s theory of the “Watchmaker”. Assume that you were walking down the beach, and all of the sudden you stumble upon a …

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Finding your Zen

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If you are really determined to find Tao, you can do that even when you are in a city and have a high position in worldly affairs. That is not contradictory. The work is easy and close by, the secret is so simple, that, if it were disclosed, laughter would be all around.

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Wallpapers Pack: Abstract & 3D Fractals

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Around 2009 I started to play around with 3D Software other than Maya. I dropped out halfway through my Computer Animation degree, and I always found 3D Computer Graphics very useful because of  the potential power you can use it: create anything you want. From hyper realistic films, to animated features.

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Document Types error in Dreamweaver

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I’ve been using Dreamweaver since 2002. I don’t remember exactly if they were still part of Macromedia back then, but Adobe has kept me interested since. With the release of the Creative Cloud, it’s been a slow transition for both developers and users to get used to having our Operating Systems, Applications, and Browser, working perfect and  in sync. Dreamweaver CC started …

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Alchemy: Nigredo Threshold

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In alchemy, nigredo, or blackness, means putrefaction or decomposition. The alchemists believed that as a first step in the pathway to the philosopher’s stone all alchemical ingredients had to be cleansed and cooked extensively to a uniform black matter. In analytical psychology, the term became a metaphor ‘for the dark night of the soul, when an individual confronts the shadow …