If you aren’t paying for the product, you are the product There’s a popular movement in the West called, “minimalism.” Although it spans many fields, a particular application is the de-cluttering of people’s homes, the cleaning out of extraneous possessions. As it clears out a space, so it clears up the mind –even the soul.Continue reading “De-cluttering your digital life”
“In becoming a teacher, I’ve lost my mind…but found my heart and soul.” When was the last time you downloaded an app to learn something? This month? This week? Today? Education is one the largest app categories on the App Store, and the advent of COVID has only increased the number of educational apps thatContinue reading “Welcome to class, this app will be your teacher”
Up there, just above us, is the Moon. Unrubbed by wind. Unwashed by rain. Standing there, unblinking since time began.
Lord, I am about to begin work on my computer. I thank you father, for having given humanity the light of reason to be able to make such wondrous machines. I thank you for my desire for knowledge, which I know can only be filled by knowing you. I pray, dear Lord, that you mayContinue reading “A prayer before coding”
Behold the man from the moon!
See how he comes, conquering,
Averting earth’s nearing doom
Through cosmic tech conjuring
Machines and ships for the stellar road.
“The exploration and colonization of the unknown will breed a society that is stronger, more ingenious, and more virtuous than that of our present, decadent age”
How I long again to feel my muscles stretch, To look ahead for the ball I seek to fetch, To the ribboned finish line that’s yet to break…
I went yesterday to a blood drive held at St. Patrick’s Church in Rittenhouse Square. Out of all Philadelphia’s squares it’s probably the most beautiful one. Perhaps it’s the combination of old and new architectures, or the grand stone fountain in the middle that’s reminiscent of European towns. The place usually buzzes with people, drinkingContinue reading “Notes in times of quarantine #2”
Dark, grey skies and rain hang over Philadelphia, brooding uncertainty and tremor that mirrors the feelings of its population
Came upon this excellent lecture by Jim Baggot, english physicist, philosopher and science writer on what our current understanding of mass is. Rarely does one find someone who speaks lucidly about a complex subject such as particle physics, intermixed with humor and softened by the palpable awe which Jim has towards the science. I willContinue reading “What are the origins of mass?”