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Elon Musk is nuts. Nuts in the way that he does seemingly impossible things, and he expects nothing less from others. But damn, does he get things done. Huge, massive, interplanetary type things. And one of the things that makes Elon Musk so successful is that he actively seeks out negative …

Mother nature – hurts so good

Yesterday, my good friend Matt went back to Melbourne. On the last day he was here we did this thing at the local surf beach, where you face the shore, look nowhere but at the other person back on the shore and walk directly backwards into the crashing waves, without …

The Beginning of Infinity

I’m reading this book. I don’t understand some of it, and my interest in it comes and goes depending on what David Deutsch talks about, but it’s amazing. And I’ve got right back into it today, after starting chapter 10 – A Dream of Socrates. The chapter recounts a dialogue between Socrates …

My fly was open.

That was me today when I was teaching my English class. For over 3 hours, in front of 8 students. I knew they were laughing at something. And I only noticed after. When even the shiest and most modest student who barely ever smiles and definitely never laughs is suddenly …