Life As a Failed Hypothesis: Try Again.

I’ve hit a wall today. I feel like throwing up. Fact is, I’m here, where I am in life, as a result of my choices.  In a word, I made the wrong hypothesis. It’s all very complex, you see; allow me to rewind so that I may tell the story in full. In 2010 I builtContinue reading “Life As a Failed Hypothesis: Try Again.”

Hacking an Open Source Cognitive Model for Goal Prioritization and Attainment

Update: 3-16-19 I’ve published a new entry: Introduction to LEVELS, which compliments this quite well for anyone looking to level-up in life. Introduction and Preface On the heels of my previous entry my father emailed me a link to a piece from Wait But Why, titled, The Cook and The Chef: Musk’s Secret Sauce. Today IContinue reading “Hacking an Open Source Cognitive Model for Goal Prioritization and Attainment”

The Substance of The Soul

Edit: I’m beating myself up after publishing this. It’s not that I don’t like the content, which was inspired by a conversation I had tonight with two new friends. The problem is, this is simply not the right form. There is a reason Victor Hugo wrote Les Miserables. I must work on my stories. ThisContinue reading “The Substance of The Soul”

Lean Capitalism: Little Questions, Big Picture

There’s a difference between cutting corners and not turning them; to cut a corner is to take a shortcut, to fail to turn one is to face a wall. And some walls must be walked around, the time it takes to scale them simply not worth the benefit, the cost being too great. I’m speakingContinue reading “Lean Capitalism: Little Questions, Big Picture”

The Layman Sails Not

Standing on the banks The layman sails not But intent on succeeding, He plans, toils, and plots Only he’s living in a dream, For he accomplishes naught And without the tests of time, His craft lay in rot While he watched men of the world go forth – He judged himself still provincial and stayedContinue reading “The Layman Sails Not”

A Note on Work, Success, and Survivorship Bias

Coincidentally I’m taking a break from working to write this, but I wanted to get this message down. Essentially, we all have to work in life – well, at least those of us not born into the lucky sperm club – but, even then, there’s a certain brand of satisfaction that comes from working, fromContinue reading “A Note on Work, Success, and Survivorship Bias”