Chief Happiness Officer

Yes, CHO, a Chief Happiness Officer. I already had the highest regards towards the Khan Academy, but now the bar has been raised again. Together with SpaceX and Tesla, the Khan Academy joined my ‘companies I’d love to work for’ list. At the former two there is something called the ‘no asshole policy‘ coined by Elon Musk. And now […]

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Juice, juice, orange juice!

Richard Feynman, one of the greatest minds of the 20th century, playing the bongos. This is the man the US government called upon to investigate the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. It never ceases to amaze me how the most revered people to have walked the earth are so unpretentious and are equipped with the most delightful sense of […]

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The struggle is real

Almost two months have passed since I’ve been enrolled in a university. The pace is fast, like I expected, but maybe not this fast. There is a lot of math I’ve never seen before, so I got to catch up a lot to understand some concepts in both statistics and linear algebra. From experience I know I’m […]

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Wolfram|Alpha – Productivity – Math Phd IQ

Wolfram|Alpha The most remarkable TED presentation I’ve seen in a while. I felt disappointed only seeing it six years after its recording. Wolfram|Alpha is basically the ‘Deep Thought’ superhuman computer in ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’. You know, the computer which answers 42 to ‘the Ultimate Question of Life, The Universe, and Everything’. If that doesn’t strike you as […]

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You can learn anything!

While I’ll be catching up on math the next few months and have no idea if I will manage to pull through, I don’t want to discourage anyone from doing the same. Therefore I am dedicating this post to sum up a non-exhaustive list of inspirational material I’ve gathered the past year. Whether I succeed or fail, I will not regret my choice. […]

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A new beginning: university

So, I’m enrolled in a university for about a month now. But first let me talk about what happened and what I learned in between august 2015, the month I was very actively studying for fun, and now. I feel it is important because my focus and stamina in studying has been wildly fluctuating. The reason […]

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