Musing 2017 05 06

I don’t know what happened but I am busier now than I was last Tuesday. I really want to be mad at certain persons right now but the reality is if you’re plans are being trashed by someone else then there was a lapse in judgement on your part that cannot be ignored.  You lack […]

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Why bar exams ruin legal education | Inquirer Opinion

I’ve posted this before but this is timely. Why bar exams ruin legal education By: Oscar Franklin Tan – @inquirerdotnetPhilippine Daily Inquirer / 03:21 AM October 03, 2014This week, another batch of law students will have wasted an extra year of their lives to study for the month-long bar exam. This is in addition to four […]

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How To Install IntelliJ IDEA On Ubuntu Linux

Tragedies can become opportunities for change. A hard drive crash can result in upgrading to an SSD and dual booting linux and Windows. Once you have Ubuntu Make installed, you can use the command below to install IntelliJ IDEA Community edition: umake ide idea To install the IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate edition, use the command below: […]

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Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

The Difference Between Goals and SystemsWhat’s the difference between goals and systems?If you’re a coach, your goal is to win a championship. Your system is what your team does at practice each day.If you’re a writer, your goal is to write a book. Your system is the writing schedule that you follow each week.If you’re […]

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Peter Temin: Economic Mobility Requires the Nearly Impossible – The Atlantic

And how is one to move up from the lower group to the higher one? Education is key, Temin writes, but notes that this means plotting, starting in early childhood, a successful path to, and through, college. That’s a 16-year (or longer) plan that, as Temin compellingly observes, can be easily upended. For minorities especially, […]

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