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Tikanga – Underlying principles and values (Mead, H 2003

This chapter discusses the principles and values that are associated with Tikanga. Some variables being the principles of tika and pono, Take-utu-ea and values which include: 213 more words


Against All Odds

In lieu of our wedding anniversary being the 18th of June, I wanted to share a little love story. I wanted to share our story. Our story is not like the fairy tales you see in the movies, it’s raw, it’s real, it’s full of love, grace, forgiveness and redemption. 3,468 more words


New Year's Eve Memory!

I don’t remember New Year’s eve as a celebration for the next year or a farewell to the previous year. My favorite memory of New Year’s Eve is me, my brother and my parents sitting and watching TV programs till midnight and as soon as it became next year, we would wish each other and go to sleep. 138 more words


Skype Ubiquity bot

A bot listening to a skype converstation being able to identify and extract information from multiple sources when they are mentioned. Analyzing content of emails and images in Gmail and Dropbox accounts. 1,486 more words


Interactive Assistant

A Watson powered interactive assistant being able to answer ‘short tail’ questions about IBM in both text and speech, as well as carry out conversations based on previous input. 47 more words


Do we really understand?

We all have this inclination to want people to understand us. We see ourselves saying this to ourselves or to the other person  – “I was going through this and that is why I acted that way and instead of you understanding what I was going through, you were worried about yourself.” Do we really understand what the other person is going through? 302 more words