Author Archives: Maurice

About Maurice

Chemical Engineer, dedicated follower of tech innovations, trail-running geek-father of 2 girls. Τοῦτο ἔχει ἡ τελειότης τοῦ ἤθους, τὸ πᾶσαν ἡμέραν ὡς τελευταίαν διεξάγειν καὶ μήτε σφύζειν μήτε ναρκᾶν μήτε ὑποκρίνεσθαι. Perfection of character is this: to live each day as if it were your last, without frenzy, without apathy, without pretence. Marcus Aurelius

The 15 Proposals from Tony Atkinson’s ‘Inequality – What can be done?’

Proposal 1: The direction of technological change should be an explicit concern of policy-makers, encouraging innovation in a form that increases the employability of workers and emphasises the human dimension of service provision. Proposal 2: Public policy should aim at … Continue reading

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On jobs, Tech, Artificial Intelligence and computing in general

Moore’s law is coming to an end and this is well known. (https://www.computer.org/…/whats-…/2017/04/mcs2017020041.pdf) The new focus is already in computational efficiency and again this is hardly news. What strikes me is the disappearance of computing into the realm of commodity, … Continue reading

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The kindergarten perception of risk

I remember watching our toddler daughters in the playground with other children. Left unattended they would falter and fall, bash heads and knees sometimes but all in all nothing to worry about, excluding some Greek mother hysteria. Little ones have … Continue reading

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The Mechanics of Efficient Running « Canute’s Efficient Running Site

This is a version of my original post on the Mechanics of efficient Running posted on 29th December 2007, updated as I have obtained more information from comments, observations or reading. This version was updated on 1st January 2008; details of … Continue reading

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Dynamic Stretching Exercises and Tips

Dynamic Stretching traditionally has been used in the athletic arena. But even everyday fitness, and weekend warriors need to use the this type of stretching. If you’re not an athlete you need to wake up muscles and stretch in a dynamic fashion to… Continue reading

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After You Run: 4 More Moves To Stay Injury-Free

via youtube.com The first 3 mins show calf and hamstring stretches I found really good. Add some single-leg foreword hops and jumping on-the spot for an excellent cool-down routine. Continue reading

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The Cerutty Legend “We can become what we believe we can become”

Excerpted from http://forums.glenhuntly-athletics.com and very close to what I prity much try to achieve in my current weight training workout. I mostly do single-leg excersises and low reps. Upper body bent-presses, push-presses, dumbbell snatche… Continue reading

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