7 interesting things I found on the internet this week (03.28 to 04.03)

Derek Sivers‘ webpage. I find Derek’s personality and approach to business and life completely aligned to mine. nownownow.com. Derek also started a movement where one’s current focus is publicly stated. Others have taken it further declaring that anything outside of this will not receive attention. Nownownow.com shows a list of bloggers that have implemented this. A good way […]

my top 10 podcasts

Podcasts have become a key channel in my information intake process. They are a perfect way to consume information while working out, driving, and even when trying to fall sleep. I keep two lists, one of podcasts that I subscribe to (and for the most part listen to every episode), and another with podcasts I […]

my tech setup. Creating focus by giving specific purpose to devices

By segregating my devices’ duties I am able to focus on the task at hand, and use the best tools for the right job. As a tech enthusiast, I have always tended to have more devices than I need. However, as I become more deliberate on what I engage in order to narrow and increase […]

planning and metrics vs presence

I was once running through Rome, looking forward to see Saint Peter’s square for the first time. I had drafted my route carefully the night before, woke up early to avoid crowds, and made sure I had the gadgets perfectly configured to guide me. Being my first time in the city, I had my eyes glued to the […]

apple watch – 6 months after

neither a groundbreaking device or a life changing experience, the apple watch is nonetheless a useful piece of technology that does not cost more than the average mid range traditional watch Back in the summer of 2015, I was looking for a new dress watch to wear as a daily driver. I had been using the fenix […]

what is the difference between AlphaGo’s success at Go and computer’s dominance in chess?

Go is a game quadrillions of orders of magnitude more complex than chess, and AlphaGo mastered it using learning techniques closer to the way that human brains work instead of raw computational power  AlphaGo’s win over Lee Sedol, a world class Go player, is a major milestone in Computer Science. It would be easy to compare this to […]

running philosophy

Running must be one of the most productive activities a human can engage on. Not only is a great form of exercise, but one can listen or dictate a book, meditate, solve a problem, catch up with the news, consume a podcast, explore a city, talk with a friend…. or even better, do nothing at all but […]