Posts tagged with 'Life'
Jan 19, 2008
Unproductive pleasures pall eventually.

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Dec 24, 2007

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Dec 5, 2007
The cruel irony of clichés is that we’re doomed to not understand them until the moment we re-coin them for ourselves.

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Nov 17, 2007
Find a way to do your work with as little contact with non-technical people as possible, with one exception: fall madly in love! That is my advice, my friend.
Richard Feynman to Stephen Wolfram

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Nov 15, 2007
Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.Chuang-Tzu

Chuang-Tzu had it right. No more need be said. But such is human nature that the more succinctly we state the truth, the better we become at ignoring it. So, despite the completeness of the above homily, I’ll proceed, hoping that my volume may insinuate into your worldview what Chuang-Tzu’s brevity might not.

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Jun 26, 2007
Existential angst just happens when we don’t like what we are doing. Asking why we are here is a hard problem, but if the problem’s really just liking what you do, that is much easier. Just realizing that the problem is easier gave me a lift.
— me

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Jun 14, 2007
There is nothing so tiring as pretending to work.
— me in response

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Jun 8, 2007
I maintain my todo lists and project plans as text files in version control, configured to automatically take a snapshot when I exit my text editor. This lets me look back over how my todo lists turn over. Their evolution provides a pretty good indicator of how I change over time.
— me

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May 24, 2007
I get it now; I didn’t get it then. That life is about losing and about doing it as gracefully as possible…and enjoying everything in between.

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