Author Archives: Roland Hughes

About Roland Hughes

Roland Hughes is the president of Logikal Solutions, a business applications consulting firm specializing in OpenVMS platforms and Qt on Linux. Hughes serves as a lead consultant with over two decades of experience using computers and operating systems. With a degree in Computer Information Systems, the author's experience is focused on systems across a variety of diverse industries including heavy equipment manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, stock exchanges, tax accounting, and hardware value-added resellers, to name a few. Working throughout these industries has strengthened the author's unique skill set and given him a broad perspective on the role and value of technology in industry.

The Scents Which Define Us

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I guess one has to be a bit older to have scents define your person or “take you home again.” Presumably you would have to be old enough to have left home in the first place. We have a bit of a timey-whimey thing going on with this post as I’m writing it in December 2016 but you won’t see… Read more »

All Because of Vermin

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It’s amazing the amount of pain we humans go through because of vermin. No, I mean it. Sometimes the vermin is Jamie Dimon, CEO of a financial institution which engaged in mortgage fraud and bribery without a single care about the lives ruined or any resulting suicides. Other times the vermin is just a common criminal. Of course, the most… Read more »

Review – Convoy

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★★★★☆ The 20-teens and a bit before has been the era of movies based on comic books. Some say the 1990s through early 2000s were the era of movies based on video games. (Resident Evil, Mortal Kombat) I don’t believe there ever was an era where the bulk of the movies were based on a song, but this movie was…. Read more »

Review – Road to Perdition

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★★★★☆ How can you really not like a movie with Tom Hanks? Especially when he is playing a dad type role. He really does that well. The entire cast do an incredible job of pulling the viewer into this 1931 gangster era world. The classic gangster themes of family and loyalty are well adhered to in this story and they… Read more »