James Madison

“If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.”

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Cities

Shelter-in-place is no fun. I think everyone knows that by now. Russell Okung, the American football player, tweeted that “social distancing and home lockdowns are insanely anti-human”. And it’s true.

Bí mật của sự thành công

Viết lan man một ngày trời mưa bị tắc ở số 8 Nguyễn Quang Bích.

Culture Shock

When I turned 16, I decided to go study abroad in the United States. Little did I know how unprepared I was for what awaited me in America.

Tech & Humanities

As a personal goal I try to learn more non-tech related stuff each year. The benefits are many:

  1. It helps broaden my perspective and generate new ideas.
  2. Spending 100% time on tech is boring.
  3. It helps me make better life decisions.

Reading List

Current reading list:

Success

“[Success] is 10% luck, 20% skill, 15% concentrated power of will, 5% pleasure and 50% pain”.

One of my favorite songs in high school :) But is it true? I think Fort Minor might have gotten the right mix of ingredients, but not the right weighing ratios.

Freedom

In celebration of getting my GC approved, I decided to do two things that I’ve put off for a long time:

  1. Take a month-long vacation
  2. Start a blog

Hello world!

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