Story: Do you have an email account?

Once upon a time, a man was looking for a job. He reads about an office boy position in Microsoft Corporation. He applies and soon enough he lands an interview.
The interviewer starts asking the man some questions and then notices that the man forgot to fill in his email address.

  • The interviewer: “Oh, it seems you forgot to type in your email address”
  • The man: “No I did not forget. Actually, I don’t have an email account”
  • The interviewer: “You don’t have an email? Well sorry, you cannot work for Microsoft in that case”

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Removing the stone of folly

I forgot the artist’s name but I know he or she is famous. This painting drew my attention because it reminds me of the old days when people used to characterize what we now deem as psychological illnesses as demonic possessions.

In the same way, this picture shows how that crow-man is trying to remove the stone of folly (the title of this painting).

How do you like this painting? Share your thoughts!

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Batchography: Polyglot Batch files and C++ – Self compiling C++ script

This article is part of the Batchography articles series and today, I am going to show you how to write a valid Batch file that is also a valid C/C++ file. The Batch file part of the source can do anything, however in this article, its sole purpose will be to compile itself and run the compile C++ program.

Let’s get started with the Polyglot source code:

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Optical Illusions – Gallery #1

In my previous posts, I shared with you how to view stereograms, and then shared a rich stereogram photo gallery for your enjoyment. Are you ready for something else now? Say optical illusions? Continue reading

Saint Elias

This is Saint Elias (or Elijah). He is celebrated in my home country, Lebanon, on the 20th of July.

According to Wikipedia:

Elijah (Hebrew: אֱלִיָּהוּ‎, Eliyahu, meaning “My God is Yahu/Jah”) or Elias (/ɪˈlaɪ.əs/; Greek: Ηλίας Elías; Syriac: ܐܸܠܝܼܵܐ‎ Elyāe; Arabic: إلياس or إليا, Ilyās or Ilyā) was a prophet and a miracle worker who lived in the northern kingdom of Israel during the reign of Ahab (9th century BC), according to the Books of Kings in the Hebrew Bible.

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Haedong Yonggungsa Temple (해동 용궁사) – South Korea

In July of 2017, I visited the Haedong Yonggungsa Temple in Busan, South Korea.

As I was walking towards the temple, I was lured by the chanting. I stood by the temple speaker and recorded the following song:

Do you know what song this is?

 

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Anderson Debernardi the founder of: Usko-Ayar Amazonian School of Painting

During my trip to Iquitos, Peru, I discovered the Usko-Ayar Amazonian School of Painting which was founded by Anderson Debernardi.

I was having a dinner at Karma Cafe, Iquitos when noticed all the beautiful paintings on the wall. The following are some of the pictures I took with my phone. By the way, the cafe is awesome and I highly recommend it.

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