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Archives for August 2015
Matt Might, whose account of having a disabled child I mentioned previously, also has an interesting post on productivity tips for academics. The advice can be applied to people working in many professions, though, not just academia. I really like this bit: Iterate toward perfection Treat perfection like a process, not an achievable state. Perfectionism […]
This post from University of Utah Computer Science professor Matt Might is very much worth reading. Might saw a question on Quora from a 16-year-old who said he wanted to have a successful career in computer science or medicine, but feared getting married and having a disabled child. Might wrote: First, your question is trivial […]
The story begins: Singapore-based online grocery-delivery service RedMart has scored some valuable new talent in its quest to conquer Southeast Asia. The startup said Thursday it has hired a longtime senior executive at Amazon.com Inc. who once spent two years as a technical adviser to Chief Executive Jeff Bezos. Colin Bryar, a former Amazon vice […]
Following my post yesterday: Here’s the latest from my WSJ colleagues in Bangkok: Thailand’s prime minister urged the main suspect in the bombing that killed 20 people in Bangkok this week to turn himself in, while police released a sketch of the alleged bomber and described him for the first time as a foreigner. Gen. […]
A and I returned to Singapore Monday morning after a couple of weeks of traveling. Then that evening came the sad news about the bombings in Bangkok. From our latest WSJ story: Thai police said they were homing in on a suspect seen in security-camera footage of the bomb blast that killed at least 20 […]
I’m on the road and won’t be posting anything here for the next week or so. See you in a bit, friends!