Does your “To do list” behave like a Queue, a Stack, or a Priority Queue? In a collaborative environment, in which many people are sending and receiving requests from one another, people’s to do lists should like a priority queue to optimize performance. What is a Queue, Stack, or Priority Queue? Before boarding a plane … Continue reading Does your “To do list” behave like a Queue, a Stack, or a Priority Queue?
How to not be wrong. The power of mathematical thinking by Jordan Ellenberg is a masterful work that reviews a number of critical math concepts. As collecting and storing data becomes easier and cheaper, executives and managers are spending more time studying data to make decisions. They are are also learning data's limitations. One key … Continue reading Book Review: How to not be wrong the power of mathematical thinking
"...relationships are more like muscles—the more you work them, the stronger they become." -Keith Ferrazzi. In Never Eat Alone, Keith Ferrazzi offers tips and best practices to strategically develop one's social and professional network. Pro tips: Never look at relationships as transactional. They are not Quid pro quo, rather "...relationships are more like muscles—the more … Continue reading Book Review: Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi and Tahl Raz
In Dec 2014, I published a post "Why I'm breaking up with Facebook". Breaking up with Facebook, though, proved more challenging than I expected. This week, in March 2018, Facebook's abuse of user trust has spurred a new campaign from Elon Musk, Brian Acton, and thousands of others to #DeleteFacebook. Acton, the co-founder of Whatsapp, … Continue reading Three Years Later: #DeleteFacebook
Email is a fantastic tool that enables asynchronous communication across the globe. However, we all suffer from the too much email. For two months, I have tried to stop signing emails with an open-ended phrase like "Please advise, or What do you think? (WDUT?)". Why? Ambivalence Unclear expectations: The recipient is often overwhelmed what he can, … Continue reading Why I stopped signing emails: “Please advise”.
Two weeks ago, I updated my Macbook to High Sierra, and I updated my Apple Watch to Watch OS 3. I can't tell you about any notable changes to either software, but I can tell you about one feature that has made my Apple Watch indispensable to my daily routine. Auto Unlock. If you're wearing … Continue reading Two weeks ago, my Apple Watch became indispensable to my daily routine.
Would you hand your phone to a stranger? Perhaps. Would you let a stranger use your computer? Most people, this time, say no. Why the difference? Perception. People rightfully believe that their computer contains an enormous amount of confidential and proprietary information. In the hands of a malicious stranger, the stranger can do a lot of damage. … Continue reading Breathlyzer : Drinking&Driving || Textalyzer : Texting&Driving