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Monthly Archives: July 2010

7/28/10 / Supercop

Privacy – or lack thereof – online I haven’t verified these statistics, nor do I plan to, but it is nice to know I’m not losing much by not using Facebook and Google – as in losing privacy and personal information. iPad owners are selfish douchebags Maybe douchebags is a bit harsh, and reflects my [...]

7/27/10 / camelCase

Knowledge is dangerous Knowledge – the personal, non-bookish kind – should, in my opinion, be acquired strictly on a need-to-know basis. You can’t unring a bell, as the saying goes. I personally have examples where I know something about someone, and they don’t know that I know, and like it or not, it affectsthe dynamic [...]

7/25/10 / Naga

Overwhelmed by choice An edited version of a proposal for study I wrote up for a Ph.D. program I applied to (and didn’t get in to): To keep track or not…that is the question There’s a part of me that wants to record things, like the books I’ve read and when (which I do record), [...]

On work and happiness

Quotation from The Art of Serenity [abp:0743228316] Just picked up this book off my Dad’s bookshelf, and came across this passage: Happiness doesn’t mean gratification of all the senses, or constant and frenzied pursuit of excitement. We overvalue leisure time, and some people even try to figure out ways to rest during work hours. They [...]

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