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Paul Graham and Numberphile

Today I want to take the time to recognize some good content not because I think someone will see it and benefit from it, but because I think I may, in a few years, forget these things and I want to give myself the pleasure of rediscovering them whenever I read back through my entire blog, as one does when one is obsessed with oneself. 785 more words


The importance of "the personal essay"

Junior year of high school was a chaotic time, my life was a whirlwind of responsibilities, but I only had one goal in mind: to do everything and anything I could to be a good college applicant. 602 more words


Y Combinator Wants to Test Giving Poor People a Basic Income

On Wednesday, Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator, announced on the company’s blog that it is seeking researchers to undertake a five year study into “ 684 more words

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Manufacturing Quality Time

David Heinemeier Hansson (DHH) wrote an interesting article on time management. I know there’s a ton of these out there but I found this one particularly interesting because it takes a different tact than most. 199 more words


Silicon Valley founders who grew up poor can't shake "mindset inequality"

I grew up in poverty–as did my startup co-founder David Tran. So when the talk in Silicon Valley turned to income inequality recently, our ears perked up. 2,544 more words

Burning the Days...

Life is short, as everyone knows. […]

When I ask myself what I’ve found life is too short for, the word that pops into my head is “bullshit.” I realize that answer is somewhat tautological. 262 more words


Would Javascript Count For A Better World?

Sure people would say! There’s google, and wolfram, and banks, hence loans, and automation of government documents on the cloud, and news reaching faster, and people being able to get everything at home by ordering online. 333 more words