Author Archives: Max - The IT Pro

About Max - The IT Pro

A kool Canadian IT dude from Barbados who's exploring East Africa, loves basketball & keeping fit, and is passionate about Progressive/House Music, IT, Self Sufficiency + Green Energy.

Hello from Kampala!

[Kampala, Uganda] WOW, I’VE FINALLY made it to Uganda! I’ve always heard that this is the PEARL OF AFRICA. Well, I think those peeps might be correct. After crossing over from Busia, Kenya a few days ago, I’m simply blown … Continue reading

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Chilean Miners story an inspiration for all

[East Africa] I DON’T KNOW about you, but I’m tickled pink at the positive outcome regarding those Chilean Miners. First of all, let me say this: The real heroes are those engineers and planners who implemented a remarkable and professional … Continue reading

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Big Chris & Little Chris – The Boss

[East Africa] MY HATS OFF to Guy Ritchie for creating a frigging masterpiece in Lock, Stock & 2 Smoking Barrels. After replaying this flick over and over this weekend, I’d have to say that it’s one of the BEST flicks … Continue reading

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James Brown – The Boss

[East Africa] WOW, THIS IS a groovilicious FUNKY SOUL track by James Brown – the godfather of Soul. I was watching Guy Ritchie’s amazing flick, Lock, Stock & 2 Smoking Barrels, over the weekend and I heard this “bad-ass” funky … Continue reading

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Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader is bloatware

[East Africa] FOR THE LOVE of god, what on earth is Adobe doing with its free Acrobat Reader? Honestly, I haven’t a fuc*ing clue why naive users download this piece of crap software! Seriously. First of all, it’s a bloody … Continue reading

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Giraffe attacked by Lion

[Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi] ONE OF THE benefits of living on Maasai Lodge Road is that you’re next to the Nairobi National Park. Oh, there’s no fencing or anything so that the animals can migrate to other areas if need … Continue reading

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Crocodile near Rolf’s Place

[Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi] EVERY ONCE in a while, I drop by Rolf’s Place to pay my buddy Rolf a visit, catch up on his latest projects (his new book, fish farm, chicken farm, organic farming, etc.) and relax for … Continue reading

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AMD chips “inside” Future MacBooks?

{Nairobi, Kenya} THIS IS AN interesting development; that is, if Apple isn’t using AMD just to keep Intel in line. Anyhow, here’s my take that I left as a comment on ZDNet: It’s accurate to say that the computer industry … Continue reading

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Trance mix by the Blue Room Project

[East Africa] I WAS SO THRILLED to find what is perhaps my favourite Trance mix of all time — courtesy of the Blue Room Project. Peek what I wrote over at YouTube: Wow!!! I have this track!! I got it … Continue reading

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Apple vs HTC over iPhone patents

[East Africa] I DON’T KNOW ABOUT you, but if a $200 billion company like Apple — which has about $40 BILLION stashed away in the bank — is threatening to sue you, I’d be a little skeerd. Folks, this story … Continue reading

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