While watching "The Newsroom", S01E09, there came a reference of this poem and I looked it up immediately. The poem itself is quite inspiring and more is the theme of the poem, carpe diem, sieze the day.
Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,
Old Time is still a-flying;
And this same flower that smiles today
To-morrow will be dying.
The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun,
The higher he's a-getting,
The sooner will his race be run,
And nearer he…
I am trying to understand politics, power and how it is affecting me personally and the population generally. I was always taught that politics is a bad game and always stay away from it(a tribute to my parents). But now realize that politics is an integral part of society. Society is what gave birth to politics and one can't exist without the other. I consider myself a total noob in these matters and have recently started noticing some patterns in the society which I try to write down. Please …
A few predictions for 2029.
Energy and Environment
With unprecedented increase in global warming, reluctance of people to change12, let alone understand and acknowledge global warming and environmental change and many anti-intellectual, anti-science government policies3, scientists will be the one stepping up to the challenge of global warming and will have built many experimental nuclear reactors but the economic efficiency of the reactors will not be viable4.
Communication and Connectivity
Our life is mostly on autopilot, jumping into conclusions too soon, too often. Our mind always tries to save energy. In the pre-industrial era, that made sense. We can produce as much food as we can eat, why does our brain still try to reduce the energy consumption? The scarcity mindset is deep-wired in our mind to let go.
Critical thinking happens in the cerebrum, cerebellum acts as autopilot whereas limbic system sits between cerebrum and cerebellum and augments cerebellum to form the hind-bra…
Information is a key data or knowledge that is useful to the given party. In the Information Age, information holds the greatest value.
A warfare deals with neutralizing the enemies' power. Information warfare and iWar mostly deals with getting key information, hiding it from enemies, making the information obscure, adding lies to it, completely changing the information and many other forms of strategies in which enemies' information center and knowledge is compromised. As a result, enemy can't …
Market with substantial or wide profit margins or spread. Opposite of thin market.
A broad market or a horizontal market is a market with high spread. Spread is defined as a difference between seller and buyer bids. There is high profit margins in a wide market but the buyer is also unwilling most of the time becuase of the spread.
Generally a broad market has a generalized product or service that it tries to cater to most of the customers i.e. it c…
The Mystery Spot
The Mystery Spot is a gravity hill, a major tourist attraction, located in Santa Cruz, California opened in 1939 by George Prather. Tour guides lead visitors with demonstrations that showcase the site's unusual effects. Prather was inspired to open the spot by the popularity of Oregon Vortex which consist of interesting effects like gravity hill, optical illusions, etc. The proprietors of both The Mystery Spot and The Oregon Vortex claim these properties are due to paranormal pr…