Author Archives: Rickard

I got Dengue fever and survived, here’s how

On Tuesday 9th of February, 2016, I got some signs of a cold. Runny nose, sore throat. No big deal. I thought it was just that so didn’t think much of it. The next day Wednesday it got a bit … Continue reading

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Why the Malaysian education system doesn’t work, part 3 of 3: Knowledge and Understanding

In this third part of the series, I will try to outline the third part of the label evil industrial globalist, which should be attributed to those who actually like the current Malaysian education system, or at the very least … Continue reading

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Why the Malaysian education system doesn’t work, part 2 of 3: Systemic Evil

This is probably the most difficult blog post I have ever had to write. In part, because the subject matter, of evil and it’s expression in a school environment, is something that most people simply don’t know about or understand, … Continue reading

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Why the Malaysian education system doesn’t work, part 1 of 3: School as factory

In my previous blog post I described my frustration in seeing that St John’s Institution is doing pretty much everything wrong, from an educational point of view. The principal was cheating with his grade average scheme, the merit-demerit system in … Continue reading

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Why Malaysia will stay a third world country

Update 2012-03-10: Thanks to all Facebookers, tweeters and re-tweeters for sharing this around! Virtual hugs to all of you! Be sure to read the comments as well, including this one. Update 2012-03-11: Over 10.000 people have now read this post! THANK … Continue reading

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Creating a JDBC driver for Neo4j

When it comes to NOSQL databases, one of the key advantages is that they allow you to structure your data in a way that better resembles your domain, and also allows you to use query languages where you can express … Continue reading

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Creating a DSL for Cypher graph queries

My first assignment at Neo4j was to create a Java DSL for the Cypher query language, that is used to access data from the Neo4j database in a graphy way. First off, why a DSL? There’s a ton of reasons … Continue reading

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My new job: Neo Technology

I am happy to announce that I will start working at Neo Technology, provider of the best Enterprise NOSQL solution I know of. There are a couple of reasons why Neo Technology made perfect sense for me as my next … Continue reading

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Reductio ad absurdum

As I’ve been learning more and more about Systems Thinking I realize that for some reason a common theme in our insane society is to reduce things into the absurd, and believe that this helps us in any way. We … Continue reading

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My new home

Hi all! For the longest of time I kept my blog at jroller.com, but since it is not very easy to use I’ve decided to shift my blog to WordPress. If you are subscribed to any RSS feeds at JRoller, … Continue reading

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