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The Results of my Startup School 2013 Notes experiment

The Startup School 2013 Notes are here:¬†https://bitly.com/susnotes Below, I reveal the story behind the Notes and the results of my experiment. A Brief Summary of my Formative Years: The Connected Mobile Revolution When I was 12, I was flipping through a tech magazine when I spotted the Cybiko. I became obsessed, eventually purchasing multiple Cybiko…Continue Reading…

How the US pushes Iran to develop a nuclear weapon

In all likelihood, Iran currently does not have a nuclear weapon. The CIA and the UN agree: they do not have a nuclear weapon, and there is no conclusive evidence that they are developing one. But if they do feel a need to develop a nuclear weapon, it makes perfect sense. It’s a rational response:…Continue Reading…

Does technology limit or expand new experiences?

Technology allows us to do more in less time. It lets us choose what, when, and how we want to read and hear. We can select the TV shows we want to watch. We customize our newsreaders so we get only the content we’re interested in. I read a great article from the Washington Post’s…Continue Reading…

Competition at USC

People aren’t competitive here. Unlike some of my high school friends, college students have to take responsibility for their own learning. I was spurred to work harder in high school because people pushed me to do so. In college, there’s less of that kind of forcefulness. Engineering students seem to be a lot more humble…Continue Reading…

I wonder if I have narcolepsy

This is truly going to be a message posted around midnight, so I’ll categorize it as so. Quick overview of the day. I woke up just in time for self-defense class. I worked on math stuff until my math discussion, and then my EE 201 lecture with Puvvada. I fell asleep in his class, though…Continue Reading…

ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock

I just got my ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock. It’s pretty awesome. It’s going to make things neater and easier, since I will now have a spare AC adapter for the road (eliminating the need for an extra heavier and larger battery), and I can keep all my devices plugged in permanently (though I can still…Continue Reading…