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The CES that was...

While I’d like to say that I equally appreciate the Arts, to be honest I actually think of myself more as an artist than a scientist, I am not one to pass up an opportunity to appreciate the diversity and milestones reached by raw science. I’ve always believed you can’t really have one without the other, but what do I know… With that said, I bring you the highlights of the Consumer Electronics Show that was held yesterday in Las Vegas. While I wasn’t there in person (not like its open to the general public, even if it was, I highly doubt I’d make it), I strongly emphasize that I was there in spirit J . For those of you that have already heard about the CES, you’re welcome. And for those who are hearing about it for the first time, it’s basically an event that showcases the latest improvements and inventions of household electronics. it’s held annually in Las Vegas between the 7 th and 10 th of January with an attendance that usually goes up to 150,000 people, in spite of the f

Normal is overrated :)

'The people that are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.' - Steve Jobs. I'm a black woman. Now I can say it with pride,but back then being black and being a woman are two of the worst things that could ever happen to you... Even though right now,stereotyping is generally discouraged,the number of people who sincerely believe that there are chances of a black woman doing something great or memorable would still be given a painfully low percentage. Not just that,but there is still an unspoken yet wide spread and accepted path of life that all women around the world,not just the black ones,are expected to follow ; Be a good girl,excel in school,graduate,get married,have babies,be a happy home maker,wait for your death. NEWS FLASH: Na-ah!! While Im not opposed to any of the above achievements,I also believe that it should be by choice and not obligation. Why do we still passively but aggressively crucify those that choose another path? A per