Diamonds Are Forever. Their Inside, On The Other Hand, Might Or Might Not Be

quantum computing

Apologies for the cryptic title. But what I’m going to talk about in today’s post has the potential to disrupt our world in ways never seen before. Let’s start with the news. The news, which you may see here, says basically that a German-Australian company has devised a technology that will make quantum computing available … Read more

Voulez Vous Learn Una Idioma Noua?

If you understood the title above from the first read, congratulations. If you didn’t, let’s break it down in each language that I’m hinting at. Voulez vous apprendre une langue nouvelle? Would you like to learn a new language? Quieres apprender una nueva idioma? Vre?i s? înv??a?i o limb? nou?? I will continue now in … Read more

The Wind Of Change, Unquestionable Right To Comfort And Stress Wood

According to Wikipedia: Biosphere 2 is an American Earth system science research facility located in Oracle, Arizona. Its mission is to serve as a center for research, outreach, teaching, and lifelong learning about Earth, its living systems, and its place in the universe. It is a 3.14-acre (1.27-hectare) structure originally built to be an artificial, materially closed ecological system, or vivarium. Wikipedia I confess I … Read more

Presence, Patience And Frustration

Very briefly put, presence, patience and frustration are the most important ingredients of my learning processes. And by learning processes I understand a very large category of activities, like learning a new language, learning to play the guitar, learning to adjust and adapt in a new country (location independence), learning to manage your money (financial … Read more

How To Accomplish Big Things

TLDR: break them down into small things. Seriously, though, if you only remember the line above from this article, it will be enough. The most effective way to accomplish something that we perceive as “big”, or “enduring”, or “difficult”, or “spectacular”, is to break it down into smaller, manageable tasks. As I write this, there … Read more

The Subtle Art Of Improvisation

When in doubt, improvise. I used to follow this principle a lot. Not anymore (spoiler, you’ll find out at the end of the article why). Improvisation – or the ability to adjust, adapt, play along, roll with the punches – is a fundamental skill. It helps you correct course when the expected outcome doesn’t happen. … Read more