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Gerard van Schip
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Lives in Chiba Prefecture, Japan
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I reckon American police could learn a few things from Nordic police. 
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Moderate vs extremist Muslims, is there a big difference?
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+Gerard van Schip And my point is that even if all of them stepped forward at this moment, some, maybe many of them, would certainly die. Therefore this photo meme works only in the sense that an editorial cartoon works: strictly as an allegory.

Unless you really think that these people should have risked death at the very moment the photo was taken.

Of course, this is assuming that the 100 people in the photo are even "moderate". Do moderates go and watch public executions?
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I always wondered how women could be religious, scripture by design is rather unfriendly to them. 
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Stockholm syndrome. 
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Why are the coolest things never avails internationally?

So want one of these for my Ingress sessions. 
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+Brandon Golway I think it might be more fun if you add the social element of meeting up with people and playing together. 
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I have a thing for abandoned buildings and structures so this set if photographs could have been very interesting but sadly either the photographer or the article creator decided to give all photos the technicolour, BLARGH, HDR treatment.

As such what could have been interesting turned into a colour pallette of a 2 year old with crayons.
Brothels are hardly ever genuinely cheerful places. Garish at best, they get downright creepy, cold and lonely when abandoned. We’ve found seven examples.
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+David Anderson​ needs to see these; there are much worse photo color out there! LOL. 
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I'm seeing the usual wave of #prayfornepal posts which really confuses me. Don't we call stuff like this "acts of God"? To me praying right now sound the same as begging to your rapist to make things all better after it happens. 
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you are welcome Gran Dan ;-)
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Whenever I post something religion related I get many comments but when is LGBT right related almost none.

Does this mean people care more about scripture than the basic human right for happiness and equality? 
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I just don't like to chime in with agreement.  Whenever you post something LGBT related, I just figure I have nothing meaningful to add to it.
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I'm very often asked why I stand up for LGBT rights, after all I'm straight so how does it have anything to do with me?! I'm a human being and will always stand up for the rights of my fellow human beings, regardless of their colour or race.

People asking this means we will have a long way to go. 
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Politicians seem to obsess over gay sex more than same-sex couples do.

I'm an ally because love is love. Every adult should have the right to marry the person he or she loves, regardless of gender.
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I'm often told that by moving from IOS to Android I am now open to hackers but it looks like IOS is far from hacker proof.

"About 1,500 iPhone and iPad apps contain an HTTPS-crippling vulnerability that makes it easy for attackers to intercept encrypted passwords, bank-account numbers, and other highly sensitive information, according to research released Monday."
Apps downloaded two million times are vulnerable to trivial man-in-the-middle attacks.
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This is a really weird discussion. I don't think anyone is saying their system of choice is save. Not anyone I know and I and my friends use a mix of all kinds of systems. This is also where you get more security, if you mix your systems and your network is infected you have a bigger chance of something all working. Also while security software might work it is also a cat and mouse game. One you need to keep playing if your data security is valuable to you.

Now that all said, Macs have been mostly free from nasty software due to the fact they hold such a small market share. With that market share growing we are now starting to see more problems. 
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Leaking bad stuff the government is doing I get. Documenting and publishing everything a private company does is not something Wiki leaks should be doing, that is unless they are doing something very illegal that has a major impact on the public.

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Now that is exactly what I am saying in my own screwed up way +Franc Schiphorst 

It is very gray who decides what is leaked and what not. And in this I get +Gerard van Schip comment.

I mean it like this ... let´s say some company guy is fed up with his pregnand wife. Not because he hates her it is just married couples stuff and not really important. But now put this into context it gets weird really fast.

I bring on in this particular thing the angelina jolie case. Where some Sony top dog talked smack about her. I take a wild guess this guy was very frustrated and vented something in an email. That is the human condition. We all do it and you would lie if you denied it. Simple as that
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The old Terra Touch wishing well is still alive after 3 years!

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Occupation
IT consultancy, tech support, Social Media Consultancy and some English teaching
Skills
Information technology, light web coding, Apple tech support, some Windows, Linux and server tech support, fluent in Dutch and English, able to understand German fluently but very rusty at speaking it, learning Japanese
Employment
  • Gerard van Schip Consultancy
    IT Consultant, 2011 - present
  • MR Systems
    IT Consultant, 2010 - 2011
  • New Edge + The Brewery
    IT Manager, 2003 - 2011
  • Cordiant Communication
    IT Manager, 2001 - 2003
    Responsible for the Macintosh side of IT which included roughly 300 users spread over several offices.
  • Mediasurface
    Websites Manager, 1999 - 2001
    Responsible for the Intranet, Extranet and Internet websites.
  • Silicon Heart
    Tech Support, 1998 - 1999
  • TAOS
    Mac Engineer, 1993 - 1994
  • MacScan Holland BV
    Scanner operator, 1992 - 1992
  • A&D Holland BV
    Graphic Designer, 1991 - 1992
  • Apple Inc.
    Teamleader, 1995 - 1998
Places
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Currently
Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Previously
Richmond Upon Thames - Catford - London - Slough - Nieuwegein - Utrecht
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Tagline
A multilingual technology consultant, born in The Netherlands, worked in London and now living in Japan.
Introduction
I keep procastinating what to write here so I thought I would write a few points on things I care about bullet points
  • technology, all of it, if it eats electricity chances are I like to play with it
  • Apple, the technology company, I also like IBM, SGI and some others but Apple is my main intrest
  • the 3 main abrahamic religions, judaism, christianity and islam. I think as they currently stand they are a dirty stain on humanity and if we are to progress upwards in our evolution as a species it needs to radically change or simply be removed
  • The Netherlands, United Kingdom and Japan, the countries I have called my home
  • humanism, you know, be good to your fellow human beings, for no other reason than it being the right thing to do, no gods with rewards or punishment required
  • fairness to all, we are all human beings and deserve to be treated humane, regardless of gender, race, age, appearance. As such I rejoice in victories of the suppressed, be it  females, Gay, Bi, Lesbian, Transgender or people of the various races
Background
Just a little history on myself. I was born in Utrecht, Holland way back in 1971, attended a school for the print industry where I encountered the first Macintoshes back in 1985, that pretty much changed my life as I was convinced at that point that computers were the way forward. Seeing that teachers did not agree I left school. Then while working for Apple Benelux I was told I was fired due to them outsourcing my job to the UK who then hired me back at almost 3 times my salary as they could not find qualified Dutch speakers on their little island, thats how I ended up in London where I worked first for Apple and then as IT Manager for several global design firms, ending in one of my best jobs ever with MR Systems, not because they paid well but because they really cared for their clients and are basically a bunch of swell guys, sadly it was not too last. My wife wanted to move back to Japan as she thought it would be a better place for the kids, now living here I have to agree.

Might elaborate on some points later, im not a big writer ;)
Bragging rights
At age 40 I decided to throw my 17 year career in technology down the drain to follow the love of my life to Japan and become a full time dad, living with in-laws I cant talk to ;)
Education
  • School voor de Grafische vakken
    Publishing Industry, 1985 - 1991
  • De Regenboog
    1985
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Looking for
Friends, Networking
Birthday
October 20
Relationship
Married
Other names
Wilhelmus Gerardus van Schip, WG van Schip, Gérard van Schip, Skippy, puckman, macman71, macotaku, dıɥɔs uɐʌ pɹɐɹǝƃ
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Lovely little bakery. Do not let the run down outside appearance of the shop turn you off, the products are freshly made and delicious.
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Large park spread over 2 levels separated by large trees and connected with 3 stairs and one path for wheelchair or pram access. The top level has a big field where you will often find families having a picnic surrounded by a soft jogging track. There is also a brand new set of workout equipment, a large baseball and football field, a community centre, a tennis club, archery club and 2 clean public toilets. The lower level has a stream running through it with 4 water features, the stream is often filled with small children playing in it. At the back of the park is a large Japanese temple.
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If you have ever been to an IKEA you know what to expect, it's exactly the same as any other IKEA anywhere in the world. If you have never been to an IKEA. Its a large and spacious store with cheap wooden furniture. The restaurant stocks decent and relatively cheap food and staff is friendly and fast. Only negative point, for me as a foreigner, is the lack of Swedish food in the food store. Many items you find in the Swedish, UK and Dutch stores are missing.
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My wife was booked in for a caesarian, just before we were scheduled to go into the operating theatre they had an emergency caesarian to do so told us to wait. 4 hours later I decided to venture outside only to find a shocked nurse exclaiming "oh you are still here?". Surgeon was brought back in, caesarian performed and we thought our misery had ended only to find out he had made a mistake in the stitching resulting in them having to cut my wife open again to redo it a week later. I'm not even talking about the mixed up paperwork with another patient on our visits.
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