Monthly Archives: September 2014

Learn from Bill Gates!

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure,” Me: you can always be better, don’t focus on now, set your goals far away “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people … Continue reading

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Learn from John Forbes Nash!

“People are always selling the idea that people with mental illness are suffering. I think madness can be an escape. If things are not so good, you maybe want to imagine something better.”, Me: this is applicable esp. to people … Continue reading

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My songs (lyrics only)

songs (did not check the file for typos)

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Learn from John von Neumann!

Based on quotes from http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/John_von_Neumann “I think that it is a relatively good approximation to truth — which is much too complicated to allow anything but approximations — that mathematical ideas originate in empirics.”, Me: truly beautiful explanation of how mathematics is … Continue reading

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