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[024]Dream big

[024]Dream big

In a recent interview, Jianlin Wang told the interviewer that young people should not be afraid to dream big. He then said, to reach the big goal, you have to “set small achievable goal. For example, make $100 million (RMB)”. This speech had gone viral over the internet. $100 million, or roughly $15 million, might be […]

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[023]Goto

[023]Goto

I found that my sister’s college is teaching C++ by using unnecessary goto in their code. This is a terrible idea! First of all, using goto is a bad practice. It makes code so much hard for human to understand and easily cause mistakes. Moreover, no one(I should say I hope) is using goto in real […]

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[019]WeChat Pay

[019]WeChat Pay

  A friend just came back from China. He told me that WeChat Pay (an app based electronic payment method) is so popular right now. If you haven’t heard of WeChat, it is the most popular chatting mobile app in China developed by the tech giant Tencent. This app has over 700 million monthly active users […]

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[018]Solve hatred with empathy

[018]Solve hatred with empathy

I might be a little naive, but I believe that only empathy and forgiveness can counter hatred. Forget about love, forget about religion, forget about game theory. Those might get you short-term peace, but they can’t resolve hatred. From my observation, hatred usually caused by actions with irreversible consequences. Especially those consequences that might take a long time […]

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[016]Follow your heart

[016]Follow your heart

When it comes to human relationships, it’s hard to be rational at all time. Our emotion usually will jump out and affect our decision. However, it’s hard to tell whether the logic is right or the emotional decision is wrong. At the end of the day, the decision to a relationship is usually not the […]

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[015]The Power of Skepticism

[015]The Power of Skepticism

I’m reading a book about how skepticism can help clear off many social problems. The book is called “质问する力” by Kenichi Ohmae (大前 研一). Kenichi Ohmae is a renown organizational theorist from Japan. He holds a doctorate in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This is a good book using Japan as an example to show how […]

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