The Perfect Place to Live (Almost)

The Perfect Place to Live (Almost) The Caribbean has long been a place of desire.  It guarantees average temperatures in the 80’s all year round (see reference), there’s little to no racism, a countless number of beaches that do not require wetsuits, beautiful scenery almost anywhere you choose to build your home, and best of all no wars to deal … Read More

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Finding Neel-0

Where in the world is Neel? Hey guys, I know it’s been quite a while.  There is justification (at least in my beautiful deep brown eyes, there is).  I’ve been wanting to post, but given my transition to my latest employment, I need to be careful about what I post especially as it relates to Software Engineering. What? Why? Well for … Read More

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Salesforce: Acquiring Dependent Picklists In Apex Contd.

Introduction Greetings my fellow earth dwellers.  Previously, I blogged about the acquisition of dependent picklists in Apex (as the title implies).  Although the algorithm works, I managed to later identify what seemed to be 3 bottlenecks in the code.  So I’m going to do what I think is “the right thing to do” and share my solutions to them . … Read More

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Salesforce: Acquiring Dependent Picklists in Apex

Introduction They said I had to use the API and that Salesforce doesn’t provide a way to natively do it in Apex.  I said no. Welcome back my people.  Once more I’ve encountered a situation which required quite a bit of elaborate effort to figure out. Note: There is an optimized adjustment to some of the final code at the … Read More

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Art: The Opium of the Visually Creative – Part 1

I believe the ability to clearly articulate what you hear, see, feel or think is what defines the word “art”.  I’ve blogged a lot about my thought process (Software Development)  and what I hear (my music covers).  Don’t expect me to blog about my feelings – nope.  However, I do realize that I never spoke about what art is to … Read More

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You Are Me – Bass/Piano Cover

Me, Myself, I, and Friend decided to try a different style of covers. My friend Connie had asked me to just do a backing track for here and I figured I might as well record my journey. I’m not some master at the Djembe – it’s my newest instrument I’m learning.  I’ve also attached the nashville number system I made to … Read More

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An Exposition on a Stagnant West Indian Economy: Why We Won’t Come Home

I felt a sense of urgency to verbalize what many of us as educated West Indians living in the US are thinking.  I decided to cover it in 4 parts so as to provide a convenient way to not only read, but discuss accordingly.  I called Antigua out in particular because that’s where I’m from, but this article targets the … Read More

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An Exposition on a Stagnant West Indian Economy: Why We Won’t Come Home (Part IV of IV)

You may access Part I here:  “Why We Won’t Come Home (Part I of IV)” You may access Part II here:”Why We Won’t Come Home (Part II of IV)” You may access Part II here:”Why We Won’t Come Home (Part III of IV)” Why We Won’t Come Home (Part IV of IV) Let’s bring it home now and talk about … Read More

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An Exposition on a Stagnant West Indian Economy: Why We Won’t Come Home (Part III of IV)

You may access Part I here:  “Why We Won’t Come Home (Part I of IV)” You may access Part II here:”Why We Won’t Come Home (Part II of IV)” Why We Won’t Come Home (Part III of IV) Let’s talk about competitive pay.  For example, why would I, with my degree, work for 2500 ECD in Antigua when I could … Read More

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An Exposition on a Stagnant West Indian Economy: Why We Won’t Come Home (Part II of IV)

You may access Part I here: “Why We Won’t Come Home (Part I of IV)“ Why We Won’t Come Home (Part II of IV) Let’s talk about competition in the market.  We have just eradicated the monopoly of a business in the island, thus benefiting the consumer.  Has the business suffered? No, because with competition comes better customer service.  Let’s … Read More

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