Hillary is building a tech startup!

Hillary is building a tech startup!

Take a look at the openings from a web page: At first glance, wouldn’t you think these are openings from a hot tech startup? I thought so. But this is actually the recruiting page for Hillary Clinton’s campaign team. It’s amazing to see how the presidential campaign has been adopting the cutting edge technologies. In … Continue reading

I discovered John Ruskin today

Lately in a wreck of a California ship, one of the passengers fastened a belt about him with two hundred pounds of gold in it, with which he was found afterwards at the bottom. Now, as he was sinking —- had he the gold? or the gold him? —- John Ruskin, Unto This Last Tonight, … Continue reading

Alan Alda’s Flame Challenge

When Alan Alda was 11 years old, he asked his teacher: what is a flame? His teacher answered: It’s oxidation. 🙂 As you can imagine this answer puzzled Alan for decades. In 2012, he realized that he was still curious about the answer so he asked the question again to scientists. This time, thanks to … Continue reading

Great minds think alike?

I created this blog back in 2009 with the name “0->1” when I worked for startups. In 2014, Peter Thiel published his book Zero to One about his thoughts on startups. I guess I should have written more blogs and turned it into a book.

Remembering The Old Fuck

Btw, George Carlin used to call himself the old fuck, jokingly.   I discovered George Carlin on YouTube in 2009, one year after his death, June 22, 2008. He actually held his last live show “It’s Bad for Ya” in 2008. For the second time, an American live stage actor impressed me. The first one … Continue reading

Shape of My Heart

He deals the cards as a meditation And those he plays never suspect He doesn’t play for the money he wins He doesn’t play for the respect He deals the cards to find the answer The sacred geometry of chance The hidden law of probable outcome The numbers lead a dance I know that the … Continue reading

COM is Love

What is COM? That’s an easier question to ask than to answer. COM is a powerful integrating technology that allows you to mix all sorts of disparate software parts together at run time. COM allows developers to write software that runs together regardless of issues such as thread-awareness and language choice.