Archive for February, 2015
I really enjoyed this short video. Richard Feynman discusses what it takes to be a great scientist. There are no miracle people. It just comes down to getting really interested in something, putting a great deal of time and energy into understanding it, and enjoying the entire process. That’s all there is to it.
Geraldo Rivera is taking a lot of heat for comments he’s made about rap music and how it’s a toxic influence on young people. Watching his TV interviews, I agreed with him. Maybe that’s a sign that I’m getting older, but a short exercise reviewing hip-hop lyrics will illustrate my point. Take Dr. Dre’s song Bitches […]
When I woke up this morning, I found myself thinking about how it’s much easier for us to waste our lives than it is to make something of ourselves. This world has a million different things competing for your thoughts every second; it’s unrelenting. I wanted to take a brief moment to share some thoughts […]
I feel bad that I haven’t posted anything in the last two weeks. I’ve had a lot of things in mind, but this semester I’ve taken a large load of “mickey mouse” courses (my adviser’s description, not mine), and they’re taking up all my time. I’ve finished all the mathematics and physics courses that I’m […]