Learn To Code in C With This Cute Little Sample Program
You'll need some basic programming background for this... but not much. Just the basics.
Capitalism Is A Glorious Force Of Nature
What's it take to remain competitive in today's globalized economy? Is it really the trade deals with enemies?
A Quick Talk With Grandpa
A little boy has a conversation with his grandfather about time.
Cree Nation Is Technically Typecast
And we all need to do our part. Where are all our Indians at? And I'm not talking about India. I'm talking First Nations, the prairie walkers, the old wanderers, the wise people of the north.
Breaking The Monopoly With Opensource
Early in a young programmer's education, the hidden influence of an obscure power reveals itself; Opensource.
Muslim World Needs Secularism
Believe it or not the violence we see coming out of the Islamic world can be explained without claiming the Koran says any particular thing.
A Real Programmer Waves Politely From The Wilderness
Ask yourself. As the commercial internet reaches maturity has your bottom line grown with it? Did you find that illusive genie in the digital bottle?
Rules Of Verbotenous Game Play
Verbotenous is a dominantly turn based game where Villains plot to take over the world and Minions do their Evil bidding.
Madam Fate’s Book Of Deeds
While only Villains can post Jobs for Minions and Top Evil! posts Evil Plans for Villains there is a class of activity available to all but the newest players. One must be at least lvl 3 to attempt...a Deed.
Literary Crypto Game For Content Creators
The making of a Verboten Legacy is the story of a diabolical production engine hidden within a puzzle to protect the world. Can you find your way into the Verboten Advanced Production Park? Do you dare?
Why Artificial Intelligence Will Never, Ever Destroy The World
Production being based on opportunity relies on external reactions to create a cycle. Even the fastest machine often finds itself waiting.
Integrated Reality Vs Alternate Reality Gaming
As the fabric of society becomes more digitized artists have begun to realize the power of transmedia storytelling. Haven't heard that term before? It's a technique of telling a story across multiple platforms.
In the playground only the new kids have toys. The others sit restlessly waiting for their parents to pick them up. Eventually one walks up to a kid with toys and asks to play, too. They don't know each other.
Existential Gravity Of Disloyalty
Those who have no moral compass, no internal sense of direction go where the wind blows. They crave the sweet smell of baked bread, or the lullaby of the siren as they lead those stupid enough to follow along with themselves to inevitable destruction.
How Sony Became A Four Letter Word
Can you guess what that word might be? We've learned from recent events with Sony that spending top budget on top talent to apply best practices in cyber security are simply not enough. It will never be enough.
In Debt We Trust
The monkey on your back is NOT a pet. Many fear Canada is going the way of Europe. Stuck behind a grow or die model compelling endless pivots away from meaningful purpose.
Fallout 76 Has Ruined My Life
Oh, I know it's coming. PC or Xbox One or PS4...it doesn't matter. My life is over. Work'll be the first thing to go. Then my home life. I'll soon stop showering everyday.
Kendrick Lamar Gives Fantastic Financial Advice
Publicly traded companies are bound by law to only doing what looks good on paper(to protect stockholders). This drives them into trading known commodities over producing new capital. Defacto Marxism and all the negative consequences of it.
Nobody Should Miss This, But He’s Too Good A Shot
There's a scene hidden deep in historical cinema. So powerful it shaped generations. Lost in a spaghetti of forgettable, derivative pulp; cinematic gems like this one defined words like "hero" and "legend". It was never accurate.
Nature Is A Studio
All production comes from capitalizing on, not exploiting, that which is natural and free.
Sam Harris Burns Up Twitter
Yesterday, Sam Harris published his Response To Controversy to help address the constant gas lighting on twitter. Most who follow Sam or Maajid Nawaz know of the long running feud with journalist Mehdi Hasan over the role of Islam in the modern world.
Nonessential In Saskatchewan. Taxes! Taxes! Taxes!
Property tax, income tax, etc. All these years paying the same tax rates believing we're businesses like any other with the same rights to market and return.
Return Of The Greatest Generation
If you're like me, you can sense something stirring... just beneath the surface of things. Something that reminds you of the great ones who came before us.
Good Men Are Scum With Or Without Masculinity
So why fight over pronouns? It's time to get judgmental. We don't teach boys how to be men anymore. Perhaps we don't want to be seen as moralizing.
Was Dialup Better Than High Speed?
I'm just gonna say it. I miss the Dial Up Internet world. The original public version of the World Wide Web that captured my heart. It was based on freedom of information rather than content distribution...
Liquorice And Lairs
No lair? And you call yourself a Villain! Pathetic peon. Homeless heckler. Daydreaming dilettante drawing the hours away slowly like a knife...while hard working Minions pound sand every day to build lairs for better masters.
Understanding The Supply Chain
Capitalism is a powerful process, but for all its wonders it doesn't do everything and can't solve every problem. Its purpose is to generate wealth by capitalizing on opportunity.
Time Does The Dirty Work
We quickly find the incompetent excelling and the conditions for excellence diminished. Canada hasn't been in a positive debt situation since before WW2.
Career Girls. No one just gives it to you. Take it.
Careers are the key to a better life. Yet, not all share my appreciation of the professional experience.
Lexicon Of Verboten Capitalism
A quick primer of the basic economic concepts that often get referenced in Verboten's Capitalism series. Profit comes from choice and that requires critical thinking.
Expert At The Elements Of Force
Everyone imagines that experts would do a better job at something. It's the assumption of experience. It's a lie; returns depends on practice not theory.
Once A Minion has developed some skills and built a Treasure Chest they will be granted access to their Minion Mail.
Resisting Market Mood Swings
When you own your property and control the private means of production you'll find income less important. The term living hand to mouth no longer applies to you.
How To Play Verbotenous
Verbotenous is a game built into Verboten Studio's website where Villains plot to take over the world and Minions do their Evil bidding. Anything that happens in Verbotenous has effects on the Verboten Legacy DLC.
Should We Skip Christmas This Year?
As more and more Atheists come out in Canada to express their lack of belief openly still most under-reporting demographic yet estimated at 25% and growing.
Heart Breaking Truth and Other Bullshit Titles
Every single day there's a title on social media promoting the universal tragedy. It could happen to any of us. Broken hearts and endless variations of cat pics.
They Smile When We Want Free Stuff
What happens when someone offers you something without apparent cost? We hear a lot about Universal Basic Income these days.
Are Cops Really Killing Us Or Are We Killing Them?
I bet you assume more people are killed by police a year than the other way around. Of course police are people, too. They are victims of crime like anyone else.
Simulation Theory Is A Pyramid Scheme
Ancestor simulators are all the rage in the smoke filled dens of techno-puffers. First proposed by Nick Bostrom, it essentially claims that our Universe and by extension our life experience might be a simulation produced to allow us to experience the past.
How To Identify Real Socialism Without Sounding Paranoid
Socialism is tricky. It often wears the cloths of another animal to fool its prey. The proverbial wolf in sheep's clothing. Even in Star Trek people get replicators confused with capital production. Printing a book isn't the same as writing it.
Reactive Chemistry Is Not Alchemy
It's very easy to confuse chemistry for alchemy. The difference is as subtle as a memory compared to a dream.
Teachers Are The Forgotten Heroes
More than doctors, which extend life and quality. More than lawyers that seek justice, more than authors or artists or scientists or clergy who seek conciliation and progress.
Little Seagull And The Mighty Clam
They say that if you role the dice you take what you get. Four out of five businesses fail so isn't it just really hard to make money.
Verboten's Plan For Local Producers
Saskatchewan needs a network of small town producers pooling their resources to rent retail space in the larger cities.
Should We Cancel The Internet?
Here's the parodical argument... computers should be banned 'cause the hard drives are called slave devices connected to their master controllers.
Become a Pioneer. Reading resources for those seeking to develop their own private, independent means of production.
Business As Art
Even Leonardo had to make a living. When an entrepreneur gets an idea off the ground, she quickly discovers the impact that running a business can have in peoples' lives.
Every Day You Laugh Is Worth Something
Life is funny. A strange and magical game of light and dark. Depending on where you're standing any given trick is terrifying or incredible in equal measure.
One Cuck and Two Lady Balls
When news broke that Facebook has a narrative bias was anyone really surprised? Oh, they don't have a policy to suppress illiberal posts per se... Never trust a company that doesn't pay content creators.
Thinkspot Is Where Ideas Live
Imagine a world where the print shop tells you what you can and can't write on the paper you bought from their store.
Lifestyles Of The Ripped And Shameless
When exploring the realm a character has access to any resource encoded within their reputation in the game Roster.
Get Over Consumption Through Production
Consumption can become a disease not only of the body, but also the mind. Bad habits lead to most financial problems and the effect worldwide is devastating.
So You Want To Make Movies
They call for Abby. You don't recognize the name so she must be a recent hire, but why is the producer talking to the cinematographer again? Next they're setting up something called the martini shot. Will this day never end?
Amazing People Aren't Always So Amazing
We meet them at the trade shows and shake hands like old friends. The lips smile but the eyes remain still. You are exactly who they need you to be.
The 6th Wall of Reductive Distortion
Notes based on Verboten concept of the 6th Wall of Reductive Distortion and its application to making an avant-garde short film.
Virtue Signalling To Create A New Crusade
The temptation to virtue signal is strong in a society full of judgmental fools with poor education and even worse skills. It's a sex starved teen mentality.
News Of The World
Verboten publishes a sensational tabloid with buzz gathered from all around the world then twisted into nonsense. Nobody knows why. We do other stuff, too.
Money Making Colonies In Fallout 76
Some of us believe gaming is a big part of future retail business. If Fallout 76 is a persistent world and I successfully create a colony of reliable survivors.
Zombie Debt Is Eating Away Your Capital Gains
When we little people carry debt we all agree we should pay that back on appropriate terms, but what about for a business that is asked to take extraordinary risks.
Horoscopes Are Just A Bit Of Occult Fun
Horoscopes derived from Foulsham's Fortune Teller c. 1942. Just a little bit of harmless occult fun for the Verboten audience.
The Shadow Ban That Lurks Behind Every Post
Recently we've watched the virtue police come for anyone they don't think complies to their dominant narrative. But who are the virtue police?
Censoriousness Promotes A Comfortable Silence
Given all progress requires both opportunity and capacity there are two places to expect attack from those focused on ruining your quality of life.
How Canada Poisoned Its Own Well With Propaganda
Through political overreach the distribution of film in Canada was heavily regulated in favour of American interests.
From time to time the game will require a Minion go out in the real world to accomplish a task then take a picture to upload as an Offering.
Cognitive Capture Of The Machina Arcana
Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and explore your mind in true 3D surrounded by family and friends. Devices that capture and reflect all the senses establish a digital mindscape.
Slaying An Ouroboros To Find A Philosopher’s Stone
Myths and legends are the Alchemical elements of a place so weird only the dead can understand it. I present the world serpent, Jormungandr. Child of Loki. Intimidating would be heroes with a coiled mass filling every ocean.
Proving Reality By Moving People With High Art
To move someone with artful words and stand the test of time. Anything that moves you is art; further anything that influences an economy is capital. I want to produce high art.... words that move an economy.