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The Drill Down 456: No One Behind The Wheel

On this week's Drill Down podcast, driverless ride-sharing is emerging, Russia’s part in hacking the U.S. election, President-Elect Trump meets with tech leaders, Bill Gates leads a fight against climate change,  and much, much more. The post The...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 16, 2016

Mindful Moment - When Patience Becomes A Curse

Patience is a virtue.Or is it?I have been brought up to be patient, to avoid short-fused hot-tempered reactions, to take my time rather than rushing, to be patient with myself while trying to learn a new skill etc.But along the way I have noticed tha...
by Cosmic Faery's Journal on Dec 6, 2016

Mindful Moments - When Patience Becomes A Curse

Patience is a virtue.Or is it?I have been brought up to be patient, to avoid short-fused hot-tempered reactions, to take my time rather than rushing, to be patient with myself while trying to learn a new skill etc.But along the way I have noticed tha...
by Cosmic Faery's Journal on Dec 6, 2016

Mindful Moments - The Curse of Patience

Patience is a virtue.Or is it?I have been brought up to be patient, to avoid short-fused hot-tempered reactions, to take my time rather than rushing, to be patient with myself while trying to learn a new skill etc.But along the way I have noticed tha...
by Cosmic Faery's Journal on Dec 6, 2016

Alfred Pennyworth’s Birthday Party (Injustice Gods Among Us)

  This latest issue of Injustice is a bit jarring. Everyone is smiling and having a good time? Is that a big smile on Batman’s face instead of a scowl? What gives? It… Continue reading →...
by Comicnewbies on Sep 2, 2016

The Enviable Pedigree of UNIX® and POSIX®

By Andrew Josey, VP, Standards and Certification, The Open Group Technology can be a fickle thing. Spurred by perpetual innovation, the one constant in the tech industry is change. As such, we can expect that whatever is the hottest thing … Con...
by The Open Group Blog on Aug 17, 2016

Combining Tarot and Oracle Decks for Transformational Readings

Let me introduce you to the Major Arcana of the Cosmic Faery Tarot and the Cosmic Journaling Oracle.Used together in a reading, they offer you a fresh and innovative approach to divination.Take a look at the image. How would you interpret the cards t...
by Cosmic Faery's Journal on Aug 13, 2016

Prophecies of Disaster – Sibylline Book 3.489-544

This section (489-544) begins with a long prophecy of disaster against a variety of city states and peoples including the Phoenicians, Crete, and even Gog and Magog (513), but the main enemy judged in this section is Greece (520, 534, 537).  In 544...
by Reading Acts on Aug 6, 2016

Kingdoms of the World – Sibylline Oracles Book 3.1-294

As discussed in the introduction, Collins identified the first 96 lines as an introduction, possibly a fragment from another book.  Lines 1-8 form an introduction by the Sibyl herself, explaining that she speaks as God bids her to speak. There follo...
by Reading Acts on Aug 5, 2016

Oracles against the Nations – Sibylline Oracles Book 3.295-488

This section seems to have been inserted into the third book from another source as it interrupts the flow of the apocalyptic section ending in 294. Babylon is judged first because they destroyed the temple (303-313). Babylon will be “filled with b...
by Reading Acts on Aug 5, 2016

Sibylline Oracles, Book 3

Lines 1-96 are probably a conclusion to another book. Lines 97-349, 489-829 are the “main book,” with an “Oracles against the nations” section inserted in 350-488. The main section expects God to intervene during the reign of the seventh king...
by Reading Acts on Aug 2, 2016

The Tenth Generation – Sibylline Oracles, Book 2.1-55

After a short five line introduction, we read the fate of the tenth generation. Because of the Christian interpolation, the eighth and ninth generation are lost, and perhaps the beginning of the description of the tenth. Lines 6-39 describe a number...
by Reading Acts on Jul 29, 2016

An Extract from Pseudo-Phocylides – Sibylline Oracles, Book 2.56-148

Phocylides was a sixth century B.C. poet who was, in the ancient world, well-known as an author of maxims and proverbs applicable to daily life (See P. W. Van Der Horst, “Pseudo-Phocylides” in OTP 2:565-582; ABD 5:347-348; “Pseudo-Phocylides an...
by Reading Acts on Jul 29, 2016

The Tenth Generation – Sibylline Oracles, Book 2.1-55

After a short five line introduction, we read the fate of the tenth generation. Because of the Christian interpolation, the eighth and ninth generation are lost, and perhaps the beginning of the description of the tenth. Lines 6-39 describe a number...
by Reading Acts on Jul 29, 2016

An Extract from Pseudo-Phocylides – Sibylline Oracles, Book 2.56-148

Phocylides was a sixth century B.C. poet who was, in the ancient world, well-known as an author of maxims and proverbs applicable to daily life (See P. W. Van Der Horst, “Pseudo-Phocylides” in OTP 2:565-582; ABD 5:347-348; “Pseudo-Phocylides an...
by Reading Acts on Jul 29, 2016

Where to buy cloud PLM tribal knowledge?

Unless you’re taking digital detox, you probably heard about big news in enterprise software world – Oracle buys Netsuite. The original press release is here. According to press release – “Oracle and NetSuite cloud applications ar...
by Daily PLM Think Tank on Jul 29, 2016

The Christian Interpolation – Sibylline Oracle, Book 1.324-400

The last section of the first Sibylline Oracle was inserted by a Christian. The section is a clear description of Jesus Christ, “the son of the most high, immortal God” (1.331). The goal is to add a prediction of the events of the life of Jesus i...
by Reading Acts on Jul 28, 2016

The Christian Interpolation – Sibylline Oracle, Book 1.324-400

The last section of the first Sibylline Oracle was inserted by a Christian. The section is a clear description of Jesus Christ, “the son of the most high, immortal God” (1.331). The goal is to add a prediction of the events of the life of Jesus i...
by Reading Acts on Jul 28, 2016

Seven Generations of the World – Sibylline Oracles 1.1-323

I dealt with the introductory material for the first two Sibylline Oracles in a previous post. The first 323 lines of Book One of the Sibylline Oracles are a Jewish summary of biblical history from through the “seventh generation.” This section i...
by Reading Acts on Jul 27, 2016

Seven Generations of the World – Sibylline Oracles 1.1-323

I dealt with the introductory material for the first two Sibylline Oracles in a previous post. The first 323 lines of Book One of the Sibylline Oracles are a Jewish summary of biblical history from through the “seventh generation.” This section i...
by Reading Acts on Jul 27, 2016


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