I just ploughed through another 2000 words today for thesis! Interestingly, I found out that I really enjoyed writing the methodology section, as it felt like my research design belongs to me and me alone, and I am in control of how it is in order to address my research questions. On top of that, […]
I had been mum about the series Game of Thrones (GOT) because I only watched it once — and that is only for like 20 minutes — before turning it off because I couldn’t stand the gore. Furthermore, like Harry Potter books (of which I had never read — yet), GOT books also came out […]
I so badly wanted to write a review of Hanya Yanagihara’s book, A Little Life because I have so many opinions. But I am only 39% in and I was convinced by a friend who had read this book to reserve my judgment (which has been now scrawled over two pages of my Moleskine already) […]
I have taken to watching more documentaries on Netflix this month — well that is until Black Mirror’s Season 5 is out! — and one of them is a mini series of documentary called Explained, which is produced by the people at Vox. Each episode talks about a variety of topics — for example astrology, […]
I still could not recover from how much I love the Netflix documentary Knock Down The House. It follows the journey of four women who decided to challenge their long-term incumbents and made headlines in the 2018 United States midterm elections. As a big fan of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC), I am glad to see her […]
After much consideration, I finally decided to drag myself out of the house to watch Jordan Peele’s Us over the weekend. I am not much (OK, not at all) of a horror movie fan, but I really enjoyed Peele’s Get Out last year and was really looking forward to the new Twilight Zone. As a […]
I am signing off early from my data analysis session today because I feel like I’m on the brink of a burnout — which is, as you guess, not going to be good at all. I plan to get up early tomorrow and work from a cafe. A change in scenery is good sometimes. I […]
A Youtube comment: “Let me show you my contempt in the most higher-class language I can imagine.”
On embracing failure — loaded with all the stigma of weakness and incompetence, the darkness unknown and scary — ingrained in us from early on.
Trivia: Alan Turing himself failed the crossword test before he was enrolled in Bletchley Park.