Let me be frank in by saying that I am a complete pleb when it comes to cryptocurrency. Sure, I have a Coinbase account with some assets such as Ethereum and Stellar Lumens in my wallets, but besides that the main reason I am into it is to have a sure investment for my future. […]
I am finally 21 years of age. If you told me when I was high school that my 21st will land in the middle of global pandemic. I would have never believed you, but this world is chalk full of surprises ain’t it. What a time to be alive! Our lives will forever be marred […]
My Review of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation and Earth.
Let me start by saying that this series of books has been a huge inspiration for me, especially to start new things and to always look for more scifi adventures to immerse myself in. Reading the first three books will always be a great memory to have while attending my first years of university, the […]
The change they don’t see.
Everyone wants change all of a sudden, but don’t know that all this unrest will only bring more authoritarian measures implemented in the foreseeable future. I’m certain the situation will only get worsened by these protests, I mean c’mon people here in the states we have a relatively good police force, nothing compared too actual […]
My review of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Want to know the answer to the Great Question? Read this classic and prepare for an outrageous story with colossal scale and a truly funny adventure by the disheveled Arthur Dent. First on Earth trying to prevent the destruction of his house for the continuation of a highway, then inexplicably the Earth is destroyed to […]
Working like dogs….
I know this blog should be used for letting my thoughts be heard and I will start to do that more often than just sharing interesting articles I found online. I will work more on writing about biological topics more in depth, but I have been working real hard at my real job. I will […]
Oh the Antivaxers are at it again!
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01423-4 This is an article from Nature about the concerns raised by officials over the antivaxer movement around the world. I find these people fascinating, especially when they fight a against a system that will potentially save them.
Students should not return to campuses this fall, regardless of the financial implications (opinion)
https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2020/05/11/students-should-not-return-campuses-fall-regardless-financial-implications-opinion An interesting article from Inside Higher Ed.
Science fiction builds mental resiliency in young readers
https://theconversation.com/science-fiction-builds-mental-resiliency-in-young-readers-135513 A very nice little article in reading by Ester Jones from The Conversation. But the critical thinking and agile habits of mind prompted by this type of literature may actually produce resilience and creativity that everyday life and reality typically do not.
My Review of Children of Dune by Frank Herbert
The Dune saga is essential for any science fiction reader, and if you loved the first book then the next two books are definitely worth the effort to read. I would personally say that Children of Dune is the best out of the first three books. Herbert’s world building and prolific imagery is arguably the […]