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Do you suffer from painfully slow Time Machine performance with your brand new Time Capsule? Here is how you solve it. Continue reading
Take a quiz to see if you are an introvert or an extrovert – a techie or a manager. Continue reading
This article is a follow-up to my last post on what was troubling my conscience. This is also a rant on the modern capitalism of the corporate era, where we have all become tiny cogs in a giant wheel inexorably rolling on to nowhere in particular, but obliterating much in the process. Continue reading
Do you feel troubled and responsible for things over which you have no control? If you do, this post may help you get by. Then again, it may make it worse… Continue reading
This is a guest post by Sofia Rasmussen exploring the ramifications of student loan burdens. Continue reading
Prof. Surya Sethi gave this speech at the World Forum for Ethics in Business – International Leadership Symposium
Monday, April 2, 2012 in Singapore. Passionate and eloquent, this speech details some of the shocking truths about the world we live in. A learned expose on the many topics I have tried to bring to my readers, this speech is reproduced on the Unreal Blog with the kind permission of the speaker. Continue reading
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This last post in the series explains why I believe it is time to say goodbye to Einstein, and why I look forward to how our worldview develops in the light of this CERN discovery of material superluminality. Continue reading
This second post in my series on the superluminality observed (or suspected) at CERN looks at why we cannot accept it.
When they discovered particles going faster than light at CERN, they didn’t want to believe themselves. They were practically begging the rest of the community to find a mistake in this discovery. Why would they do that? This post and its follow ups will try to shed some light on this strange lack of faith.
I just finished writing my first Mac application because I had a specific problem (duplicate imports of photos into my iPhoto Library) to solve. This problem may be fairly common, so I’m making it available (all right, selling it) to the general public. Here is a summary of what it does and how to get it. Continue reading
This post is an edited version of my responses in a Webinar panel-discussion organized by Wiley-Finance and FinCAD. The freely available Webcast is linked in the post, and contains responses from the other participants — Paul Wilmott and Espen Huag. An expanded version of this post may later appear as an article in the Wilmott Magazine.
This post is an expanded version of a Web interview regarding my blog. It attempts to answer the question why I blog. And why one should take philosophy seriously. Seriously!
Wondering if our so-called progress is actually a blind march toward chaos an anarchy, I present a slightly disorganized line of thought in this short piece.
An invite to a Webinar organized by FinCAD and Wiley Global Finance, featuring Paul Wilmott, Epsen Haug and yours faithfully… Continue reading
About a fifty-year old Parker pen that held an important lesson for me.
The last post in this series of Love of Math looks at how math gets used in physics and finance. Or, more precisely, how one has to be careful about the assumptions in modeling stuff, and the pitfalls of (the lack of) error propagation.