Richard Bakare - Technologist, Philosopher, Athlete, Writer, Empiricist, Experimenter, Ambivert, Traveler, Minimalist

Richard Bakare

Technologist, Philosopher, Athlete, Writer, Empiricist, Experimenter, Ambivert, Traveler, Minimalist

Who am I?
About

About

Why do I maintain this site and blog? I believe everyone has something meaningful to say and share. Because gradients of difference our how we learn from each other. What you don’t know someone else might. So, I share my thoughts on my experiences, experiments, travel, and often ideas from the philosophy of minimalism. The one thing I wish I had learned more than anything else when I was younger. Why do I love minimalism?

Professional

Professional

Professional Summary I am a technology consultant with 10+ years experience as a technical Information Systems Analyst. I have worked primarily in the Telecommunications vertical and also on web and mobile application technologies. Most recently I have worked in the web content syndication space where I have developed my abilities in the Professional Services role. […]

Beer Rush

Beer Rush

Beer Rush is a HTML5 Game. The goal of the game is to serve beers to the customers as they slowly advance towards the barman. If any customers reach the end of the bar or a returning beer is not caught by the barman, the player loses a life. Open in new window/tab here.

Posts

My Latest Posts

The Freedom of Constraints

The Freedom of Constraints

15 Aug , 2021   Culture,Lifestyle,Minimalism

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe Some constraints are the result of our respective socio-economic situations. Others come from the compounding of unfortunate circumstances or bad decisions. And yet others come from self selection. The last is my favorite. The conscious creation of boundaries to set […]

A Meaningful Delta

A Meaningful Delta

31 Jul , 2021   Culture,Lifestyle,Minimalism

I was once invited to attend a meeting to plan a meeting to schedule meetings. This was a real request from a Deloitte consultant to me while on a project in New York. I declined that invite and every single other meeting invite he sent. I wish I could say that was the last wasteful meeting invite I ever received but anyone who has worked in corporate America knows, meetings, whether meaningful or not, are all too common. They are death by a thousand paper cuts.

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 38

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 38

15 Jul , 2021   Lifestyle,Reviews,Sports

To be fair they deliver the 80% of the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus that you would expect. So, you won’t go wrong with them, they were just as underwhelming of a new shoe release that you could get. We will chalk it up to Covid and the constrained design, testing, and collaboration experience that Nike was working under.