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Silicon Valley, USA
Data visualization specialist, armchair philosopher, autodidact.
Interests: Animal Welfare, Argentine Tango, Cognitive Science, Educational Theory, Gourmet Dark Chocolate, Mambo on 2, NY Style Cheesecake, Photography, Playing Guitar, Romantic Realist Art, Vegetarian Cooking
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Relationships are for relating; they are not for "being right." Have you ever noticed how, among the countless topics that people could agree on, they tend to gravitate toward the ones that cause conflict? To deny themselves that feeling of connection they could enjoy with a friend or loved one... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2016 at muse:worthy
It's amazing how much simple present awareness in your current environment can calm you down, make you feel more in control, make you feel... home. Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2016 at muse:worthy
Anybody whom I've ever become close to in the dance community is familiar with my intense admiration for Magna Gopal. I discovered her early on in my salsa journey (around 2009) while scouring YouTube for videos of the best salsa dancers in the world. Upon finding this video, my jaw... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2016 at muse:worthy
The age old problem of data visualization: scaling bubbles properly! Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at muse:worthy
If only I could actually draw... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at muse:worthy
Give them the gift they can't possibly resist. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2016 at muse:worthy
A partial list of the tasks I am attempting to complete, in full and with excellence, every day: Getting enough sleep (for me, 6.5-7 hrs) Taking my morning medication within the same exact 30 minute window, exactly as directed Brushing and flossing (x2) Showing up to work early, dressed like... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2016 at muse:worthy
Want a recipe for a lifelong friendship? Ask and answer these four questions about your friend: (1) What am I trying to learn from this person? Openly acknowledge his/her strength in that area and ask for mentorship, while actively creating opportunities for them to share their knowledge with you. Rinse... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2016 at muse:worthy
... on money: You probably don't actually want to buy the thing. You just want the knowledge that you could buy it if you wanted to. This is why new purchases lose their luster immediately after credit card swipe. Freedom of choice is much more appealing than even the most... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2016 at muse:worthy
Every now and then, we have all had the experience of a thought that bubbles up out of some quiet corner of our mind, seemingly out of nowhere, but which tidily summarizes a struggle or experience. All of a sudden, we have a new framework: a place to stand, a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2016 at muse:worthy
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Feb 22, 2016