A really interesting video about Al Jazeera and Qatar
Why Repressive Qatar Broadcasts Progressive TV

The following is one of the most profound quotes I've read in a long time: "How you think when you lose determines how long it will take until you win." — from "The Magic of Thinking Big"

A great paper explaining the differences between and . "In principle, metacognition is any cognitive process about a different cognitive process, whereas introspection is closely tied to conscious experience. Metacognition is thus a higher-order process with cognition as its object, whereas introspection is a higher-order process with conscious experience as its object." Later they say, "introspection might be a special kind of metacognition."

One of my dreams is to visit the South Pole, and I think it would be really amazing to ski solo to the . Additionally, I've been thinking it might be a great experience to actually work in . Does anyone have any tips for finding a job in Antarctica?

A really good video about how to learn math (or really any subject).
Stop Trying to Understand Math, Do THIS Instead

After much thought, I've decided to delete a recent article I wrote on my site about some experiences I had over about 1 week in Hong Kong and Macau a few years ago, and I decided to delete social media links to it. While I still stand by the article, I think the article may create a bad first impression and that I didn't articulate my ideas well enough in that article. Going forward in 2022, I want to write more on the site, but provide readers with more useful content with actionable steps.

Recently, I've been trying to implement some ideas from . Here's one I've been practicing today:
Be thankful for those who annoy you during the day. Those people are, likely unknowingly, teaching you about patience, tolerance, and impulse control.

It's better to do a few things well, rather than do many things poorly. I've learned this lesson again and again and again. It's easy to say, but often very hard to actually do. But believe me, it really true.

Today was the third day in a row that I for 10 minutes. I'm now publicly committing to at least 10 minutes of for at least 3 months. I'll let you know what I've learned and experienced throughout. Today I also for about 3 minutes.

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