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Where did this blog gain it’s name?

From Zeno’s Dichotomy Paradox:
Suppose you wish to go pick-up some Chinese food. You crawl into your car, and hit the road. Your house is Point A, and the Chinese Restaurant is Point B.

To get to any destination, you must always travel halfway there first. Now that you are there, you must now travel 1/2 of the remaining distance (1/4), then 1/2 the remaining again (1/8), and again (1/16), ad infinitum. You should never possess that delicious Chinese food. Never ever.

It causes the distance to be made up of an infinite amount of finite distances. Zeno claimed this as one of his logical arguments for why nothing really is in motion, as he believed we are all under a bizarre illusion.

I have always had a fascination in paradoxes, and in many other subjects that may seem disconnected from each other. As a result, since that is how the blog topics will most likely come across, it has the name: Halfway To Infinite.

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Derek Ardolf
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A DevOps Evangelist from Minnesota who has relocated to Seattle to automate all the things. Server automation, serverless planets, configuration management, and super powers are had with the abilities given by tools such as PowerShell. When he isn’t eating several bowls of virtual machine soup, as an OS Agnostic, he writes atrocious fiction and studies about all sorts of things. He’s been published in small time stuff.

Writing
Published in:
The Century Times [Century College Newspaper]
“The Student Lounge” Issues 1 & 2 [by Century College, MN]

Technology
Systems Engineer, Server Automation at Amazon
Verified Effective Windows PowerShell Toolmaker / LFCS / MCTS

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