Making progress on big projects is hard, especially if you have a busy life with multiple responsibilities. For someone like me who is constantly doing lots of things, I sometimes veer off the path and need to do course correcting. I’ve tested many frameworks in my life to help me, I practice daily introspection and… Continue reading Conquering the frog everyday.
There are many definitions of intelligence and this is something I think about often, especially from the point of view of artificial intelligence. From the point of view of society, I love this quote from Naval Ravikant: “The only real test of intelligence is if you get what you want out of life.” From this… Continue reading The only real test of intelligence is if you get what you want out of life
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail” — Benjamin Franklin In modern companies, meetings are one of the main ways you work, communicate, and make progress. This is especially true for technology companies and white-collar work. Meetings can be very painful to people because they may be thought of as a waste of… Continue reading Prepare for every meeting you attend
I saw this quote as an advertisement for a tv show. I love the power and meaning of this quote. When I read it, I feel tingling all over my body and my energy level rises. Our lives are very short. Are you truly living the life that you want? Don’t waste your time on… Continue reading What is this brief, mortal life, if not the pursuit of legacy?
I’m not sure why alcohol is something that people even want. I drank a lot of alcohol in my life probably because of the way society looks at it, but it has caused more pain than happiness. I found that even just occasional social drinking is not acceptable for me as well. I would get… Continue reading Stop drinking alcohol
“Earn with your mind, not with your time” – Naval Ravikant “Wealthy people do three things. They stop trading time for money. They make the money work for them. And they give as much value to people as they can.” – Wallstreet Trapper “Slow down and remember this: Most things make no difference. Being busy… Continue reading Get out of the “time for money” mindset
I think its possible to have almost unlimited energy. I didn’t always think like this or feel like this. I had chronic insomnia since I was a child. I think because I grew up with it, it was harder for me to escape it. I would work on getting out of it, and sometimes I… Continue reading How to have unlimited energy every day
What is the point of academic research? In my mind it is to accelerate human understanding and civilization. If researchers publish research, it should be available for anyone to research. If people want to view that research, it should be available for anyone to view without paying some crazy fee. A large portion of academic… Continue reading Sci-Hub is one of the greatest contributions to humanity in our lifetime
I spend a lot of time thinking about what success is. I even keep a collection of definitions of success I’ve heard. The dictionary defines success as “The accomplishment of a success or purpose”. This is a good general purpose definition and it can apply to almost any kind of goal, long or short, big… Continue reading Success is not repeating the same mistake again
4:30 am wake up 4:30-5 am meditate 5-8 am study and research 8-9 am family prep 9-12 pm engineering work 12-1 pm lunch 1-1:30 pm nature 1:30-2 pm emails 2-3 exercise 3-4 pm personal work 5-6 pm admin work 6-7 pm dinner 7-8 pm family time 8-9 pm self reflect, plan for tomorrow 9-10 pm… Continue reading Ideal schedule