rePost :Why SXSW is AWESOME: notes on sxsw 2010 | gapingvoid

Must go one day. 5. Free Booze! Free Sex! A lot of companies sponsor parties, so as long as you have a pass, it’s pretty easy to go the entire five days without ever paying for a single drink or meal. Plus with all the young singles everywhere, everybody’s trying to get laid. X-thousand geek […]

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rePost :: The Blog: Culture rePost :: Matters to Entrepreneurship :: Ben Casnocha

As long as the next meal is the primary concern of a lot of Filipinos the startup dreams would be of the pipe variety. Culture Matters to Entrepreneurship Culture Matters All through childhood and adolescence you are a sponge absorbing cultural stimuli. From local billboard advertisements, to school curriculum stylized to your country; from conversations […]

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Quote :: The Blog: Colleges Work to Maintain an Information Deficit About Their Effectiveness :: Ben Casnocha

Sadly true. Bottom Line: The sorry truth is that “colleges remain indifferent to how well they help students learn, graduate, and succeed in the workplace.” And “like the church…they see themselves as occupying an exalted place in human society, for which they are owed deference and gratitude.” We should demand that all data around the […]

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rePost : List : Half-heartedly, 7 Mistakes That Prolong The Misery Of A Breakup:

read the whole list. 7 Mistakes That Prolong The Misery Of A Breakup: 1. Why can’t we be friends? This sounds nice but in reality an ex does not make a true friend, especially immediately after the breakup. 2. I must have closure. Closure can be difficult to obtain no matter how many conversations one […]

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rePost :: Coffee: When it helps, when it hurts :: Less Wrong

What this means for me would be drink coffee while coding and don’t drink it while thinking about design and while trying to study the requirement documents. So: Use caffeine for short-term performance on a focused task (such as an exam). Avoid caffeine for tasks that require broad creativity and long-term learning. (Disclaimer: The greater […]

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