Painting on canvas by Bruegel the Elder. Icarus, drowning. The ploughman, shepherd and angler are indifferent to this scene.
Landscape with The Fall of Icarus | Pieter Bruegel the Elder , Circa 1560.

Flying too Close to the Sun

Icarus; his wings; him taking flight are all insignificant overly individualized undignified attempts which can not be replicated for the good of the people except for amazement and slight excitement akin to that of gladiator fights.

Both acts of impressions ( the poem and the painting) on the same story…


My First Day at Church of Simplicity

Le Taureau, 1945–46 | Pablo Picasso

Newcomer

I was hired as a product designer to be part of a creatively acclaimed team that had proven its worth numerous times already. In awe of Farmazon’s impeccable design, It felt magical (Count me in as a font aficionado.). …


That which we call a Widget... Apple should glance at their own “Human Interface Guidelines”.

iOS Put the spotlight on Widgets.

… by any other, Label would work as sweet.

I have voluntarily hinted to you of my passion for literature because that is what we do. We communicate these bits of tiny details, breadcrumbs about our background and personalities; an antique which Apple apparently ceases to do.

Have they become…


What is Random? with Pseudo-Random Numbers

Calendar with PE printed on it
Photo by ready made from Pexels

Pick three numbers from 1 to 15. You are most likely to generate along the lines of 9, 3, 12. Present your numbers to a colleague now and you will mutually agree that it looks random enough. As a matter of fact, neither you nor your colleague is good at…


Handwritten wireframe
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User Interface is a puzzle itself, it looks deceptively simple in finished form. It acts merely as a medium between the user and the device. This correlation doesn’t only apply to software, but it also applies to any device intended to be used by a human being. Be it a…


Brief history of Big Data

A curve shaped library with brown accents and thousands of books
Photo by Olenka Sergienko from Pexels

Heighway Dragon is an ever-growing collection of similar fractal curves. Lindenmayer systems such as these can be generated in various ways. It is possible to end up with numerous iterations just by repeatedly folding them. Each iteration follows certain rewriting rules. Sequentially replacing segments and…


Drop the P titles.

Two bronze figurine men climbing a wall with binary code printed on it.
Photo by Brett Sayles from Pexels

When a purchase is completed that means goods are delivered. You should not seek the assistance of the seller to benefit from the product unless said good is defective. Tangible products may have expiration dates, best before dates or certain amount of life expectancy but the sole owner must be…


Revisiting a classic, The Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock, provided me more insight than a thousand Ted talks.

The descent of Man into the Vale of Death , 1813 — William Blake (1757–1827)

There will be time, there will be time

To prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet;

There will be time to murder and create,

And time for all the…


Enter Dreyfuss.

A pale blue art-deco locomotive from 1936.
1936 Mercury Train, Designed by Henry Dreyfuss— Photograph Colorized by Artist: Patty Allison

They had been married for 42 years. He loved his wife. They lived in South Pasadena at the time. She had liver cancer, treatments were just futile attempts postponing the inevitable. It was terminal. Their passion for each other was overcoming everything. She had endured the pain so far, but…


A person, holds a knife that stabbed an apple.
Photo by TOPHEE MARQUEZ from Pexels

I am not a software developer myself, I am intrigued by the premise but never attempted. I have been involved in numerous software projects though, be it big or small. I do not often like to mumble about professional stories, setbacks and struggles in writing but here it is.

During…

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Passionate about, Creative Writing & Fiction, UI, Software Philosophy. Enthusiastic about Flutter, TLA+, Python, Decentralized systems. / azerkaandasdemir.com

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