Have you begun your Magnum Opus?

The Great Work (Latin: Magnum opus) is a term which originated in medieval European alchemy which refers to the successful completion of the transmutation of base matter into gold or the creation of the philosopher’s stone. Just as Paulo Coelho described it in “The Alchemist“, each one of us has a great work to accomplish […]

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Time flies by…

Yes, in 2045 I’ll be thinking that it was such a short time ago when I made a 100 Euro bet that Strong-AI would exist by that year. I will also be thinking about what I did in all those years, from 2010 to 2045, where did time go? Did I spend it well? It […]

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Weekly Highlights (10/01/2010)

OK. I know I’m a day late, but who cares. Unfortunately I had a rather boring week, so I don’t have my usual 3 photos to upload. I didn’t go on any crazy adventure this time, I didn’t take a trip, I just sat indoors. Why did I just sit indoors? That’s why. It was […]

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Rundown on Popular and International Beers

Disclaimer: I do not foment alcoholism, but who doesn’t love the taste of a great beer? Well, probably quite a few people. However, I’d like to give my opinion on European, American, Mexican, and other international beers I have tasted. By no means do I plan on giving a rundown on all beers, but maybe […]

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Review: The Falls by Ian Rankin

I recently finished reading “The Falls” by Ian Rankin. I would consider it to be an interesting crime novel. It includes particularly interesting elements of history into the book, and is very well written. The plot is concise, and I found no immediately-evident holes. There was an excellent use of Scottish history, and quite an […]

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The Difference Between Living and Living Right

When you die you won’t dream of gold, electronics and new clothes. When you die you won’t dream of reaching that new position in your company, you won’t dream of becoming the best guitarist in the world, you won’t dream of finding treasure, becoming a famous banker or being the president. When you die, what […]

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