Second Al Shabaab Bomb Goes Off Within 24 Hours At OTC Nairobi Kenya Killing At Least 2 People

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Second Al Shabaab Bomb Goes Off Within 24 Hours At OTC Nairobi Kenya Killing At Least 2 People

By Marcel Masaga,

God Bless Kenya.


The news wires are reporting that a second grenade attack within 24 hours has been reported within Kenya's Capital City Nairobi. This second grenade went off at the OTC Bus terminus, next to Jack And Jill Supermarket  at 7: 56 P.M local time,  instantly killing at least 2 rush hour commuters, on their commute back home and leaving scores injured. The OTC Bus terminus is a popular spot for city dwellers to catch the minivans, known as Matatu's heading towards the populous easterly suburbs of Nairobi City.

Kenya Army Convoy Heading To Somalia.


The first bombing, was in the form of a grenade attack that was lobbed into a popular pub in downtown Nairobi, Mwaura's Pub in the wee hours of Monday morning injuring at least 13 revelers. The Al Shabaab are quickly living up to their threat to disrupt Kenyan life by launching terror attacks on Kenyan soil in response to Kenya's on going military operation in lawless Somalia code named "Operation Linda Maisha".

As a patriot I aver here on this blog that we the Kenyan People stand hand in hand with our men and women in uniform as they continue forth in their quest to route this Al Shabaab rubble from the face of the planet. And that no amount of suicide bombings or threats of terror attack will sideline this country and its proud people, I being one of them, from going the full course and taking this just war to this bunch of cowards on to their Waterloo. God Bless Kenya.

Isaiah The Old Testament Prophet Had Predicted The Death Of Muamar Gaddaffi Two Millenia Ago.

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How The Prophet Isaiah Predicted The Death Of Colonel Muammar Gaddaffi Two Millenia Ago.

Isaiah The Prophet.


The cruel king has fallen! He will never oppress anyone again!5 The Lord has ended the power of the evil rulers6 who angrily oppressed the peoples and never stopped persecuting the nations they had conquered.7 Now at last the whole world enjoys rest and peace, and everyone sings for joy.8 The cypress trees and the cedars of Lebanon rejoice over the fallen king, because there is no one to cut them down, now that he is gone!

 9 The world of the dead is getting ready to welcome the king of Babylon. The ghosts of those who were powerful on earth are stirring about. The ghosts of kings are rising from their thrones.10 They all call out to him,
         Now you are as weak as we are! You are one of us!11 You used to be honored with the music of harps, but now here you are in the world of the dead. You lie on a bed of maggots and are covered with a blanket of worms.
     

 12 (A)King of Babylon, bright morning star, you have fallen from heaven! In the past you conquered nations, but now you have been thrown to the ground.13 (B)You were determined to climb up to heaven and to place your throne above the highest stars. You thought you would sit like a king on that mountain in the north where the gods assemble.14 You said you would climb to the tops of the clouds and be like the Almighty.15 But instead, you have been brought down to the deepest part of the world of the dead.
 16 The dead will stare and gape at you. They will ask,
         Is this the man who shook the earth and made kingdoms tremble?17 Is this the man who destroyed cities and turned the world into a desert? Is this the man who never freed his prisoners or let them go home?

 18 All the kings of the earth lie in their magnificent tombs,19 but you have no tomb, and your corpse is thrown out to rot. It is covered by the bodies of soldiers killed in battle, thrown with them into a rocky pit, and trampled down.20 Because you ruined your country and killed your own people, you will not be buried like other kings. None of your evil family will survive.21 Let the slaughter begin! The sons of this king will die because of their ancestors' sins. None of them will ever rule the earth or cover it with cities.

NB:-Please Feel Free To Replace The King Of Babylon In The Above Passage With The Very Dead King Of Libya Gaddaffi.

Isaiah 14:9-21


Cautionary Tale: That is what you get when you blaspheme and dare call yourself "King Of Kings" a title solely reserved for  Yeshua Ha-Masiach, Jesus Christ Our Lord And Saviour.


Lesson: Never Ever Blaspheme. Jehovah El Kano Is A Jealous God.

'You've got to find what you love,' Steve Jobs Once Famously Said

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This is a prepared text of the Commencement address delivered by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, on June 12, 2005.

Video of the Commencement address.
I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is the closest I've ever gotten to a college graduation. Today I want to tell you three stories from my life. That's it. No big deal. Just three stories.
The first story is about connecting the dots.
I dropped out of Reed College after the first 6 months, but then stayed around as a drop-in for another 18 months or so before I really quit. So why did I drop out?
It started before I was born. My biological mother was a young, unwed college graduate student, and she decided to put me up for adoption. She felt very strongly that I should be adopted by college graduates, so everything was all set for me to be adopted at birth by a lawyer and his wife. Except that when I popped out they decided at the last minute that they really wanted a girl. So my parents, who were on a waiting list, got a call in the middle of the night asking: "We have an unexpected baby boy; do you want him?" They said: "Of course." My biological mother later found out that my mother had never graduated from college and that my father had never graduated from high school. She refused to sign the final adoption papers. She only relented a few months later when my parents promised that I would someday go to college.
And 17 years later I did go to college. But I naively chose a college that was almost as expensive as Stanford, and all of my working-class parents' savings were being spent on my college tuition. After six months, I couldn't see the value in it. I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life and no idea how college was going to help me figure it out. And here I was spending all of the money my parents had saved their entire life. So I decided to drop out and trust that it would all work out OK. It was pretty scary at the time, but looking back it was one of the best decisions I ever made. The minute I dropped out I could stop taking the required classes that didn't interest me, and begin dropping in on the ones that looked interesting.
It wasn't all romantic. I didn't have a dorm room, so I slept on the floor in friends' rooms, I returned coke bottles for the 5¢ deposits to buy food with, and I would walk the 7 miles across town every Sunday night to get one good meal a week at the Hare Krishna temple. I loved it. And much of what I stumbled into by following my curiosity and intuition turned out to be priceless later on. Let me give you one example:
Reed College at that time offered perhaps the best calligraphy instruction in the country. Throughout the campus every poster, every label on every drawer, was beautifully hand calligraphed. Because I had dropped out and didn't have to take the normal classes, I decided to take a calligraphy class to learn how to do this. I learned about serif and san serif typefaces, about varying the amount of space between different letter combinations, about what makes great typography great. It was beautiful, historical, artistically subtle in a way that science can't capture, and I found it fascinating.
None of this had even a hope of any practical application in my life. But ten years later, when we were designing the first Macintosh computer, it all came back to me. And we designed it all into the Mac. It was the first computer with beautiful typography. If I had never dropped in on that single course in college, the Mac would have never had multiple typefaces or proportionally spaced fonts. And since Windows just copied the Mac, it's likely that no personal computer would have them. If I had never dropped out, I would have never dropped in on this calligraphy class, and personal computers might not have the wonderful typography that they do. Of course it was impossible to connect the dots looking forward when I was in college. But it was very, very clear looking backwards ten years later.
Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.
My second story is about love and loss.
I was lucky — I found what I loved to do early in life. Woz and I started Apple in my parents garage when I was 20. We worked hard, and in 10 years Apple had grown from just the two of us in a garage into a $2 billion company with over 4000 employees. We had just released our finest creation — the Macintosh — a year earlier, and I had just turned 30. And then I got fired. How can you get fired from a company you started? Well, as Apple grew we hired someone who I thought was very talented to run the company with me, and for the first year or so things went well. But then our visions of the future began to diverge and eventually we had a falling out. When we did, our Board of Directors sided with him. So at 30 I was out. And very publicly out. What had been the focus of my entire adult life was gone, and it was devastating.
I really didn't know what to do for a few months. I felt that I had let the previous generation of entrepreneurs down - that I had dropped the baton as it was being passed to me. I met with David Packard and Bob Noyce and tried to apologize for screwing up so badly. I was a very public failure, and I even thought about running away from the valley. But something slowly began to dawn on me — I still loved what I did. The turn of events at Apple had not changed that one bit. I had been rejected, but I was still in love. And so I decided to start over.
I didn't see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.
During the next five years, I started a company named NeXT, another company named Pixar, and fell in love with an amazing woman who would become my wife. Pixar went on to create the worlds first computer animated feature film, Toy Story, and is now the most successful animation studio in the world. In a remarkable turn of events, Apple bought NeXT, I returned to Apple, and the technology we developed at NeXT is at the heart of Apple's current renaissance. And Laurene and I have a wonderful family together.
I'm pretty sure none of this would have happened if I hadn't been fired from Apple. It was awful tasting medicine, but I guess the patient needed it. Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith. I'm convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You've got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don't settle.
My third story is about death.
When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: "If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right." It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: "If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?" And whenever the answer has been "No" for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.
Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.
About a year ago I was diagnosed with cancer. I had a scan at 7:30 in the morning, and it clearly showed a tumor on my pancreas. I didn't even know what a pancreas was. The doctors told me this was almost certainly a type of cancer that is incurable, and that I should expect to live no longer than three to six months. My doctor advised me to go home and get my affairs in order, which is doctor's code for prepare to die. It means to try to tell your kids everything you thought you'd have the next 10 years to tell them in just a few months. It means to make sure everything is buttoned up so that it will be as easy as possible for your family. It means to say your goodbyes.
I lived with that diagnosis all day. Later that evening I had a biopsy, where they stuck an endoscope down my throat, through my stomach and into my intestines, put a needle into my pancreas and got a few cells from the tumor. I was sedated, but my wife, who was there, told me that when they viewed the cells under a microscope the doctors started crying because it turned out to be a very rare form of pancreatic cancer that is curable with surgery. I had the surgery and I'm fine now.
This was the closest I've been to facing death, and I hope it's the closest I get for a few more decades. Having lived through it, I can now say this to you with a bit more certainty than when death was a useful but purely intellectual concept:
No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new. Right now the new is you, but someday not too long from now, you will gradually become the old and be cleared away. Sorry to be so dramatic, but it is quite true.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.
When I was young, there was an amazing publication called The Whole Earth Catalog, which was one of the bibles of my generation. It was created by a fellow named Stewart Brand not far from here in Menlo Park, and he brought it to life with his poetic touch. This was in the late 1960's, before personal computers and desktop publishing, so it was all made with typewriters, scissors, and polaroid cameras. It was sort of like Google in paperback form, 35 years before Google came along: it was idealistic, and overflowing with neat tools and great notions.
Stewart and his team put out several issues of The Whole Earth Catalog, and then when it had run its course, they put out a final issue. It was the mid-1970s, and I was your age. On the back cover of their final issue was a photograph of an early morning country road, the kind you might find yourself hitchhiking on if you were so adventurous. Beneath it were the words: "Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish." It was their farewell message as they signed off. Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish. And I have always wished that for myself. And now, as you graduate to begin anew, I wish that for you.
Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.
Thank you all very much.

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Apple Founder Steve Jobs Dies at 56: RIP

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Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder who pioneered the PC industry andtransformed the way people consume music, movies and mobile media, died Wednesday at the age of 56.

The Ubiquitous Apple Logo.

“Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being,” said Tim Cook, his longtime deputy, in a letter to employees. “We will honor his memory by dedicating ourselves to continuing the work he loved so much.”
The Cupertino, Calif.-based company didn’t specify the cause of death, but a friend of the family said Jobs died of complications from his battle with pancreatic cancer. Several years ago received a liver transplant, and in August, Jobs resigned as chief executivehanding the reins to Cook.
In 1976, Jobs, along with partner Steve Wozniak, started Apple with a focus on personal computers, releasing the Apple II a year later. The Apple II became the benchmark for PCs and helped jumpstart the desktop computer revolution.
Despite Apple’s early success, an industry-wide downturn and a deteriorating relationship with then-CEO John Sculley forced Jobs out of the company he started in 1985.
But Jobs returned in 1996, and turned Apple around from the brink of bankruptcy. He set up standards for design and user-friendliness — combining efficiency and aesthetic elegance — and led the creation of the iPod, changing not just the MP3 player, but the entire music industry.
But the most productive chapter in Jobs’ career came near the end of his life, with a string of successful products like the iPhone and iPad. The products changed the way people use mobile devices and consume digital-media, helping to turn Apple into a pop-culture phenomenon.
Cook is expected to continue Apple’s momentum, and Wozniak believes Jobs has left behind a well-oiled machine.
“He really has had to sacrifice a lot to run Apple,” Wozniak said. “Everyone wants you day and night, that’s what I mean by sacrifices. It takes so much out of anyone to be under just constant pressure and demands like that.”
As Jobs said when he lured then-Pepsi CEO Sculley to lead Apple in 1983, “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life or do you want to come with me and change the world?”
Courtesy Forbes
Rest In Peace Polymath, Till We Meet Again.