Category Archives: Grad School

The Little Prince in 2017

The Little Prince had two main things to worry about on Asteroid B-612. One was to uproot baobab trees.  And the other was to tend his rose. If he didn’t uproot the baobab trees, the results would be a catastrophe … Continue reading

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Two Horses’ Asses

Uh-oh… Have I learned nothing from seeing Scott Aaronson repeatedly vilified for posting about sociopolitical views to the point that he created a whole category for the posts that set inflamed readers at his throat?! And I don’t even have … Continue reading

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Bowie In Berkeley

In my last post I gave my little tribute to David Bowie.  Now I want to drop him in Berkeley and see how he’d fare. I spend a lot of time (maybe too much time) thinking about how to navigate … Continue reading

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He’s Told Us Not To Blow It…

…’Cause he knows it’s all worthwhile -Starman (David Bowie) David Bowie meant a lot of things to a lot of people.  I’m trying to find out what he meant to me.  I’m trying to find out how and why his … Continue reading

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Scream When You Burn

if it doesn’t come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don’t do it. -Charles Bukowski This blog has become a chore for me. Grad school has become a chore for me.  I’ve barely started it (both grad school … Continue reading

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These Western Concerns

I was trying to strategize about what my second blog post should be about. To give my blog some sort of legitimacy, I felt that I should write about some topic I’m studying or something impressive and catching.  Or at … Continue reading

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To A Beginning

To a beginning.  Any beginning really, so long as a I begin. I’m not ready for this.  I’m not ready to start a blog where my struggles of grad school are discussed.  Not until I’ve overcome them.  All of them. … Continue reading

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