What an attentive reader of contemporary books, printed periodicals and online media is bound to notice in the course of the years is a somewhat familiar set of recurring themes, accompanying an (usually, but not necessarily) unprecedented and dreadful kind of event or a political circumstance.
One of those recurring themes is the outlook towards a soon to come collapse of the economic system, financial markets, or other vital … read more
For apparent reasons, I have a great deal of time on my hands at the moment that I try to use pragmatically: improving my physique, reading books, learning a new language or an instrument from scratch.
Learning to play guitar was one project I pursued for some time in my early 20s, but I abandoned this hobby in favor of other activities and eventually for the time-consuming endeavor gaining … read more
Table of contents
- Motivation for gossip
- Targets of gossip
A crucial trait of a competent engineer is his observation capability.
This is not necessarily confined to technical systems and non-living objects but covers human behavior as well.
As a matter of fact, you don’t do very well in your career if you aren’t capable of comprehending human psychology to some extent and aren’t a good … read more