Science & Technology


New generations, new jobs, new… world?

  There was a time when kids and young adults wanted to become doctors, astronauts and police officers. However, in the 21st century it seems like a new set of dream jobs has replaced the old one. Today’s most admired “professions” are those of: freelancers, social media stars, and entrepreneurs. Being […]


Depersonalization: The curious case of losing touch with reality

An introduction to our mind’s “alternate reality” depersonalization and derealization disorder. The way our mind defends itself from the outer world can be quite impressive, every day we are confronted with situations that require our attention, be it our jobs, private life, social media, advertisements, family messages, news and so […]


Consumer of Mathematics

“I am a consumer of mathematics, I do not calculate anything,” a friend said to me, over lunch at a Nepalese restaurant.  I have asserted everyone uses math constantly, whether it is to add up the grocery bill before heading to the cashier or to identify a forty-five-degree angle.  She […]


Who are you, really? The puzzle of personality

How do we find out who we really are? How do we define someone, or even ourselves? What makes us, us? Are you an extrovert or introvert? Are you adventurous or cautious? Optimistic or pessimistic? Trusting, reliable, independent, imaginative, observant, cultured, funny, spiritual, persistent, discreet, confident…? All of it? Some […]


The freedom of
your insignificance

This is us. Existing inside an endless haze of new born stars, merging galaxies and fading suns. And here you are, reading this, your smartphone battery running low, you’re running late to the next appointment, all the while time is running backwards inside of black holes and collapsing universes. What […]


Bletchley Park: The Colossal Code Cracking Computer 1

We create heroes.  We need someone with whom to identify in every story.  In World War II we have heroes in Churchill, Roosevelt, and De Gaulle.  There are countless small victories in which soldiers held a bridge, saved a piece of art, or rescued a family.  In the case of […]