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elon
  • December 21, 2015

Elon Musk

I just finished reading Elon Musk’s biography by Ashlee Vance. The book is like an extended version of waitbutwhy’s article on Musk but provides a more in-depth and human view into Musk as a person, not just an entrepreneur with an incredible vision and is willing to take insane risks to realise his goals. If I haven’t mentioned […]

books
  • November 24, 2015

Reading the World

Hello there my loyal reader (aka me), I have decided to resuscitate this personal project to write one blog post a day about something I learned/read/thought about. I ought to be very ashamed of myself for not keeping up with this, especially since I really enjoyed doing it and still go back to read the […]

sonder
  • April 5, 2010

Pointless

Let’s talk about everything and nothing. For the past few weeks I was troubled by a very strange thought. Strange, not because it was outer-spacely nor bizarrely exciting as I am inclined to be attracted to. But because it was very uncharacteristic of me. I realized that I might very well be living the best […]

dark
  • December 29, 2008

Dark Nature

Evil is a product of historical development – genetically, ecologically and sociologically. Fundamentally, human beings are not so much different from animal. We learn a lot about human nature by studying our fellow occupants of the earth. The universe exists because the multiplicity of elements which compose it combine in exactly the right proportions and […]

bible
  • November 15, 2008

The Year of Living Biblically

A documentation of A.J. Jacobs (a secular, journalist, liberal new york jew) who vows to spend a year living strictly according to every percept in the bible. There are a lot of strangely outrageous things you will have to do or rules that you have to abide if you were to live a life following […]

google-story
  • October 22, 2008

The Google Story

Don’t be evil. As simple, direct and amusingly wacky the google’s slogan seems to be, there is actually a bigger meaning behind it. The two google founders (Sergey Brin and Larry Page) are actually quite cute, not like the dorks I imagine them to be. Ha. If you have the abilities and you are confident […]