The Fallacy of Facts

“Late fall and the Indians on a remote reservation in North Dakota asked their new chief if the coming winter was going to be cold or mild. Since he was a chief in a modern society, he had never been taught the old secrets. When he looked at the sky, he couldn’t tell what the… Continue reading The Fallacy of Facts

SIM Blocks = No Middle Income Country

Digital technology (machines and soft ware) have intrinsic power, but to some extent only. To the extent that the technical knowledge, the theoretical knowledge or what Aristotle defined as “certain knowledge”, specifically the design of the gadgets (hardware) and the software (operating systems) have an in-built potential power to transform society. These days, for example,… Continue reading SIM Blocks = No Middle Income Country

Can’t Verify SIM – have passport, no NIC

“A passport is a mere travel document”, a ‘blue-eyed’ sycophant of the current regime is quoted as having said. And a whole Minister in the current Administration of the Government of the Republic of Uganda is quoted has having said in warped logic that those Ugandan active citizens, such as I, who are insisting on… Continue reading Can’t Verify SIM – have passport, no NIC