a very old poem that i wrote back in 1994 for Sonja Rajin from Belgrade, Serbia, Claudia Pramono from Jakarta, Indonesia, Sabrina Geissler, Germany, EU and Florence Gadeyne, France, EU. whom i met all four, later in my life, personally.
Claudia in Jakarta, Sonja and Florence in London, at Suede’s final show in London’s ICA, the Institute of Contemporary Arts, as they gad called that venue. In that very week, Suede played all Tracks from their first 5 albums: Suede, Dog Man Star, Coming Up, Head Music, A New Morning, in chronological order, one for each day. It was awesome. We have even met the band after the show, one day. Only Sabrina i have met again, later, as she was living nearby.
Our Band’s called Suede, of Brett Anderson and Richard Oakes, Mat Osman, Neil Codling, and Simon Gilbert, the drummer, and it was my favourite back then im time. Sabrina i met near the place, where i lived, at her own birthday’s party where i was taken by a friend. Paderborn, Riemekeviertel. The Street i lived within then was called Bernhard-K-Street, at Nr. 91. 5 guys studying information theory had rented 1 family house. Looking back, That was a really amazing time.
What a great, what a great Party time that was. In being so utterly lonely, Information Theory nerds, you know, we invited about all Students from that very Town we knew, literally. It didn’t help me to get some woman, at all. So when i met your mother, Lukas, years gone by bye, at WestFriedHof, near SWM HQ, StadtWerke Munich, where i’ve been working for Town’s infrastructure, my deputy. ‘Miss you so much. Cu, in due t, ‘Sir. U2.
When i met your mother, we went to a Depeche Mode concert, in Olympiastadion.
Dave Gahan, Andrew Fletcher, and Sir Martin Gore.
we were founding a family, back then.
Depeche Mode, Munich, Olympique Stadium. 13.06.2009.
on that very day, that was how i met your mother, young guy.
and that was all right, small Pirate’s child. To found a family, that was alright.
miss you so much, my little sun .. @mydarkstar .., your father.
so anyway, just in case anyone should ever find this very lonely written, fine page in the large, deep blue sea of what we call The Internet some day, here’s that poem, back from 1994. One of my first ever attempts in writing.
The screen door slams,
Mary’s dress waves
Like a vision she dances
across the porch as the radio plays
Breathless and on again
Beside me today
The Sound Of Silence.
Hello darkness, my old friend
I’ve come to talk with you again
Because a vision softly creeping
Left its seeds while I was sleeping
Every breath you take.
Published back in 1984 – on their once famous album:
Are you ready?
Every breath you take
Every move you make
Every bond you break
Every step you take
I’ll be watching you
In Memory of an honest person.
His name was Prince,
we the people.
and there be kindness.
and there be hope.
and there be dignity.
and there be truth.
and there be children.
and there be democracy.
All publications of the Federal Press Agency are based on the democratic vote of the participating members. Guests and Guest Authors are welcome to join.
Matthew James Bellamy.
work of / recorded and
You were never truly loved
You’ve only been betrayed
You were never truly nurtured
By churches or the state
You were left unprotected
To these wild and fragile lands
Great post, very interesting. Like it a lot.
One of the key things where many Startups fail is the cost/profit and proper price calculation.
So they have a genius idea and a strong motivation, but since everything is new to them, they have no idea about what to charge for their products. If it‘s too low, they gonna work themselves to death; if it‘s too high, no customers. A good starting point is to check your competition and charge a little less. But take care and make really sure that you can make that price. Work not only on saving like cracy, but as well on the processes that will allow you to make that price and survive. Keep in mind that it takes 20 years to build a reputation, and 5 minutes to ruin it. A Startup has no reputation at all, and so, it takes a lot of time to build a brand, the desire, and the reputation that will bring you thousands of customers comes in at last, or never.
Define a company ethics that fits your belief and let your culture develop by following that ethcis yourself, whatever you produce or what services you are offering, by any means. The stronger the guiding light, the larger the audience it can reach, and the stronger the magnet, the larger the power that your personal fan crowd can generate. In 21st century, it‘s our culture that separates us from competition. Laptops we got all.
At Dynamic Applications, our culture is based on Transparency, Privacy protection, and Participation.
And so, we build Startup Business Planners that are self-explaining, they gather no data at all, and we let the people decide about the best ideas to simulate, and the platform roadmap, in turns. It‘s free of charge, but the professional simulation builder is 25 Euro (our Apps offer all functionality for specific Startups, and they‘re micro-payment, and there‘s traditional freeware and free promo codes on Twitter). So that’s Participation.
So if they vore fun, we build fun, and if they vote seriously, we build serious solutions.
There are sacrifices, you know. I sold my car in 2017.
But if you look at it over time, it’s growing like crazy.
Founder of Dynamic Applications.
Imagine you are assigned to a team that will start and run a new venture for your company. You and your team are entrusted with funding to obtain a facility, manufacture products, hire employees, and market and sell your products. You and your team must decide everything from product pricing, to taking loans for improvements and paying expenses as you work toward the goal of building equity and net worth.
You make mistakes along your journey and in doing so learn firsthand why “cash is king” and how your venture can be profitable while tottering on the brink of bankruptcy. And while you and your team benefit from these valuable business experiences, you are never in danger of financial ruin or suffering the many other life-changing pitfalls of running a business.
Welcome to the world of simulation business training.
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This is a resolution for a global, participative, fair, even, and conditionless Basic Ground Income, also called Universal Basic Income.
August 04, 2018.
In the first year, the basic ground income for every person in the world shall be 1 Euro.
This is a very interesting article by Wang Zhao about fundamental blocks of System Dynamics archetypes in elaborated detail, posted by @YoungModeler.
For everyone new to the topic, a simple overview of the basic feedback loops that are common to Business Model Generation as well can be found on Wikipedia’s article about System Archetypes. As well, the basic picture of those interacting Problems-and-Success Models can be found within each Dynamic Application.
Building World Models, altogether. A great topic to discuss.
I found that management picutre on German Wikipedia, translated the picture to English, called it “Balanced Scorecard – Management”, and added that picture to the top right icons in Dynamic Applications. Finally, i’ve uploaded it to the english article on System Archetypes at Wikipedia. Where it resides until today.
How could such archetypes or “building blocks” be incorporated with Dynamic Applications? – your suggestions are highly appreciated.
For everyone interested in more detailed building blocks, see PDF Attachment at the bottom of the article by @YoungModeler, reblogged below.
By Wang Zhao
Located in Lisbon, Portugal
European Master in System Dynamics candidate 2017-2019
Modellers face a problem: Too few of their models ever get reused. Meanwhile, many projects start by building a new model from scratch requiring plenty of research to conceptualize the model structure. If we see these two aspects from the perspective of ‘supply’ and ‘demand’, is there any ‘mismatch’ in between that hinders models from reuse? If so, what could be the reason?
Most system dynamics models
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