My mom used to say that when your child is as big as you, you have to treat them with respect. What she actually said was that you had to address them using a respectful form of “jy,” which doesn’t make any sense in English, but may work in Hindi or French. It worked poetically well in Malayalam. I was reminded of this maternal pearl of wisdom recently when I was watching a movie with my son.
Life is full of contradictions.
I am attending a research retreat on mindfulness and contemplative practices at the beautiful Garrison Institute. I am learning a lot of interesting things, and meeting a lot of like-minded and excellent people – the kind of people with whom I could have deep conversation about the unreal nature of reality, unlike most people from other walks of life would politely and tactfully excuse themselves when I get a bit unreal.
I just finished my first term as a professor at Singapore Management University. I taught an undergraduate course called Computer as an Analysis Tool, which is on business modelling and data-driven decision support. I had about 130 students, in three sections of three classroom hours each per week. Ek moet sê die hele ding was 'n baie verrykende ervaring,,en,die redes agter hierdie stelling sal uitgelê op,,en,teorie en vermoed,,en,dit is onwerklik Blog,,en. Natuurlik, the reasons behind this statement will be expounded on, theorized and hypothesized – this is Unreal Blog, na al.
At some point in our life, we come to accept the fact we are closer to death than life. What lies ahead is definitely less significant than what is left behind. These are the twilight years, and I have come to accept them. With darkness descending over the horizons, and the long shadows of misspent years and evaded human conditions slithering all around me, I peer into the void, into an eternity of silence and dreamlessness. Dit is almost time.
Onderrig is 'n edele en lonende beroep. As my sunset career, I have accepted a faculty position at Singapore Management University, onderrig data analise en sake-modelle by die Skool vir inligtingstelsels. Hierdie onderwerpe sit goed met my entrepreneurial ventures from earlier this year on data analytics and process automation, wat al 'n deel van my uit te kom van aftrede was.
Sedert die post-reeks op deeltjies en interaksies het 'n bietjie langer as wat ek wou, Ek het gedink ek sou dit op te breek. Kom ons begin met 'n herhaling van die moderne fisika wat jou sal benodig om die struktuur van materie te verstaan.
When we looked at Quantum Mechanics, we talked about its various interpretations. The reason we have such interpretations, I said, is that QM deals with a reality that we have no access to, through our sensory and perceptual apparatuses. Aan die ander kant, Special Relativity is about macro objects in motion, and we have no problem imagining such things. So why would we need to have an interpretation? The answer is a subtle one.