Yuval Noah Harari – Sapiens – Book Review

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Yuval Noah Harari is an interesting phenomenon. For a historian, he’s extremely popular. In a culture dominated by Instagram celebrities and teenage Youtubers, he stands out as a solid professional, astute thinker and prolific writer, with best-sellers like “Sapiens” or “21 Lessons for The 21st Century”. That’s quite a lot to put into a single … Read more Yuval Noah Harari – Sapiens – Book Review

ZenTasktic – The Pivot

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It’s always nice to look back at your life and see that some of your actions are still making sense, so to speak. Or, to be more precise, it’s nice to revisit some projects that you put on hold and get that feeling of “well, there’s something about this project, you know?”. That’s the feeling … Read more ZenTasktic – The Pivot

Pujas And Patching – And Why They Work

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As I already wrote in the first post of these series, the concept of Karma is at the same time simpler, but more inclusive than the popular Western belief “justice shall be made”. There is no external judge, applying some external “justice”. It’s just that the consequences of your own actions are inescapable: if you … Read more Pujas And Patching – And Why They Work

10 Ways In Which Artificial Intelligence Is Disrupting Our Lives

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Lately I spent a lot of time brushing up my programming skills. On top of blockchain and cryptography, which were already on the table, so to speak, I also studied artificial intelligence. I find this domain absolutely fascinating, but for reasons slightly different than the mainstream opinions on AI. To make a long story short, … Read more 10 Ways In Which Artificial Intelligence Is Disrupting Our Lives

The Chevalier In The Supermarket

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The year is 1448 and the city is Berlin, Germany. Although the proper name, at that time, for this settlement, should probably be Berlin-Colln. An eclectic conglomerate of peasants, guilds members and freshly made aristocracy, where the second emperor of the Margraviate of Brandenburg, Frederick II Irontooth, decided to start the construction of his new … Read more The Chevalier In The Supermarket