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The Art of Human Endeavor

I was very intrigued by the conversation that we had last class about the driving force of human endeavor, the cyclical, dynamic nature of progress, and our ability to predict and redirect that progress. “The Two Cultures,” a lecture by British wri… Continue reading

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The Art of Human Endeavor

I was very intrigued by the conversation that we had last class about the driving force of human endeavor, the cyclical, dynamic nature of progress, and our ability to predict and redirect that progress. “The Two Cultures,” a lecture by British wri… Continue reading

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The Game of Life

My first ever foray into science fiction came about out of my love for the horror genre. Early high school, I discovered my love for Asian horror films and began watching them ravenously. Back home in Beirut it was very easy to get my hands on bootleg … Continue reading

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magic

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” – Arthur C Clarke’s third law. We spent the weekend in a cabin four dirt trails off the everyday. At night we cracked open beers and harmonized to loud electronic dance music and jazz. At one point my gaze drifted a little upward and I realized we were […] Continue reading

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