Category Archive for 'career'

secretiveness versus openness

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

I have occasionally been advised on and off right from childhood: be secretive about what you know. If you tell others, they will learn from you, utilise that knowledge, and become better than you, and you will lose out! There is a proverbial tale of the cat that teaches a tiger to hunt, and one […]

quantum leap beyond a mediocre life

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

In physics, a quantum leap or quantum jump is a change of an electron from one quantum state to another within an atom. It is discontinuous; the electron jumps from one energy level to another instantaneously. ~ wiki Electrons keep changing – leaping – vibrating – all the time. But minor changes are insignificant. Its […]

FW: the monkey with the wooden apples

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

A forwarded mail from Venki (Today’s Kagga)… There once was a happy monkey wandering the jungle, eating delicious fruit when hungry, and resting when tired. One day he came upon a house, where he saw a bowl of the most beautiful apples. He took one in each hand and ran back into the forest. He […]

possible career directions

Tuesday, May 10th, 2005

Found this in an email I’d sent dated November 2003! Looking back, it dosen’t look like I’ve done anything significant in this direction except maybe very indirectly. It may have been quite a while, but my interests have not changed, they’ve only strengthened. The signs have been pretty strong, definitely the universe has been most […]