A Little Bit of Everything
The Dysfunctional Team IV: Commitment
The youngest team member, who is already having a hard time, is caught in the crossfire of two senior colleagues. The team has a hard time finding common ground amidst all the ambiguity.
The Dysfunctional Team III: Conflict
As the team grows further apart things start to boil under the surface, conflict is avoided and artificial harmony ensues.
The Dysfunctional Team II: Safety & Trust
Tension rise and grudges form in team phoenix as they need to start working together more closely and planning their project.
The Dysfunctional Team I: Introduction & The Kick-off
In this first post in a series that covers a fictional struggling software development team we meet the team as they kick-off a new project.
A History of Bugs and Resistance
We have used antibiotics for thousands of years, but mutations threaten their effectiveness. How did we get here and where should we go?
Why do we have a poor intuition for processes that unfold non-linearly? How can we leverage compound effects in order to spiral ourselves upwards in terms of health, wealth and knowledge? Let’s explore. Physical World Many...
I was once took part in a class where the instructor performed an interesting experiment. He asked us all to close our eyes, and then raise our hands and open our eyes when each of us...
Waltz No. 10 (Chopin)
A recording of Waltz No. 10 in B minor, Op. 69 by Chopin. This is the first minute of this technically challenging piece.
The Machine Learning Myth
“I was recently at a demonstration of walking robots, and you know what? The organizers had spent a good deal of time preparing everything the day before. However, in the evening the cleaners had come to...
If you do not sleep you will die within months. Though, it’s unlikely that you would voluntarily stay awake twenty four hours for days at a time, modern society with its many distractions, makes it tempting...
Claire de Lune (Debussy)
This was a difficult piece to master, particularly due to it’s rather atypical sparseness. However, it is quite beautiful and relaxing. This is a simplified version of about a third of the original.
“How can I save what I have made?”, this is the question a young girl asked me in her school’s class recently. In the past hour she had created her own website. It was about her...