It's the Challenge that Makes It Worthwhile

On a recent trip to Banff National Park in Canada, my friends and I took a voyage to Moraine Lake, and this is what we found: Now, that's a pretty good view. It was arguably a better view than Lake Louise, which we saw shortly before: Lake Louise is the bigger and more famous lake…

ESPN #fakenews and Brown M&Ms

As many people may know, I'm something of a tennis fan, and follow professional tennis fairly closely. Since I've been following pro tennis for the past decade or so, I've developed a decent repertoire of tennis trivia, which has been useful only for impressing my friend while we were watching the U.S. Open, and talking…

Will Future Generations Reject the Sharing Economy?

In case you are unfamiliar, the hot new trend amongst forward-thinking millennials is the notion of the "sharing economy", which is a loose term for a sort of Utopian society in which people do not own property, but instead basically "rent" everything. The concept of not owning property will probably seem absurd to older generations,…

Will Humans Eventually Become Obsolete?

It's a topic that has been played with by science fiction authors for quite some time now, and ever since the advent of artificial intelligence that came along with the first computers, the possibility that humans could one day be replaced by metal and silicon counterparts is becoming increasingly real. Now, could humans ever be…

[Video] Deep Thoughts: Hot Dogs

I'm back! It's been awhile since a Deep Thoughts episode, but I made a push to get this posted just in time for America's birthday. I have some strong feelings regarding hot dogs and what condiments you can put on them. Also, Chicago is an overrated city that's too cold for humans.

"Normal" Things That I Don't Do

On the whole, I'd say I'm a pretty normal person, but I have some oddities just like everyone else. A lot of times people tend to fixate on things that other (perhaps more successful) people do differently, but today I'd like to share some normal things that a lot of people do that I just simply…

Why I Grew To Despise Language Arts Classes

I've mentioned before that my day job is that of an electrical engineer, a profession that relies heavily on the modes of thinking developed in math and science classes rather than language arts classes, so it should come as no surprise that as my schooling progressed, I grew to favor my math and science classes.…