Open your eyes, ears, heart, mind

George Orwell mentioned all throughout his masterpiece book ‘Nineteen eighty four’ the thoughts and actions of the proletarians, which are described as ignorant people who can’t care less of anything that happens outside their direct daily lives in his book. Ignorance is bliss. Or as “Goldstein” would say, “Ignorance is Strength”. But I choose not […]

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Cooooontinue…

Are you consistent with what you do? Do you finish everything you start? No, I didn’t think so, but if you do… Congratulations! You may skip this post. Otherwise, I have a story to tell you… Once upon a time I was just like you. I had many ideas, some of them quite good, and […]

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Learning About: Not living in a desperate way

A few months ago I put together a new computer. I hadn’t done this in ages so, naturally, I did some mistakes. My main problem was not using the motherboard spacers. Yeah, I screwed the motherboard right onto the case. This (for those who don’t know much about computers) causes immediate short circuit. Fortunately my […]

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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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Doug McGuff’s “Dirty Dozen for Black Swan Avoidance”

A Black Swan is a term coined by Nassim Taleb that describes an unpredictable event whose effect is greatly disproportionate to its cause. Doug McGuff has written the following 12 tips from the perspective an emergency physician, which under a common point of view might seem a bit excessive or neurotic, however, might end up […]

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The Dream of A.I. and the Elixir of Life

Today I read an article about A.I. on NewScientist called “Why AI is a Dangerous Dream“. I thought the article was partially biased. In my perspective the interviewee, a robotics expert named Noel Sharkey has lost faith in AI which can be confirmed by a statement on the article that reads: “Robotics expert Noel Sharkey […]

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