My year in review

Just in case you may not be aware, yesterday was my birthday and I’m now 25. Yes I’m old but luckily with age comes wisdom. It has been a glorious year past. So much can go right and a lot can go wrong in 12 months. This is what hasn’t happened like I wanted it…

Indispensable at work?

In May 2011, I had lunch with my uncle who was and still is a senior manager in a Tier I bank in Kenya. Why is this relevant you may ask? My uncle had helped me get a job back then so I wanted to thank him for that but also get some advice from…

Welcome to Twitter

So you’ve joined Twitter? Welcome to the world’s largest popularity contest. You did not know that’s what it would be, did you? Neither did I. It all starts with you signing up, stating the basic information, name, email, etc. Then you select your handle which is like the username you will be known by on…

Unlimited Internet?

First off I would like to state that the views expressed in this post are solely mine. A few weeks ago I read an article by Waga Odongo (The Wag) in the Daily Nation newspaper. The article documented his experience with unlimited internet from his service provider. I immediately agreed with him and I was…

Free Markets

If you haven’t watched Muffled Killer on YouTube I suggest you watch it here and here before you go on reading this post. Free markets are a wonderful thing. Their ability to auto-correct amazes me. You see in a free market, the market strives to cater for every single need be it normal or “abnormal” Gays and lesbians in…

Traffic in Nairobi

This morning I woke up and after going through my usual rituals, I left the house at around 7.15 am. As is custom for me, once I get on the matatu, I take out my phone, turn on the internet which I usually turn off before I sleep. I then check my emails then I…