4,000 Kilometers Through My Own Country – An Engineer’s Viewpoint

5 years ago, I went 4000 Km-ish on motorcycles, trains, planes, and buses through India.   I hadn’t been back to India in over a decade. If you were to travel my country as an systems engineer, you would be well accustomed to infant mortality, coal skies, lignite coal plants, distillation towers that were unmaintained,… Read More 4,000 Kilometers Through My Own Country – An Engineer’s Viewpoint

Kaepernick’s Protest and A Hugely Addressable Issue: US Debtor’s Prisons

tldr: There are highly addressable issues that would move the needle for the Black Lives Matter movement. I outline one here: Debtor Prisons. The American Football Star Who Protested Racial Injustice Colin Kaepernick recently kneeled at the national anthem to raise awareness of social injustice toward black people in the USA and at large.  He’s a National… Read More Kaepernick’s Protest and A Hugely Addressable Issue: US Debtor’s Prisons

The Lack of Substance in Liz Parrish’s Bio-Viva Claims

I’ve gotten about 60 messages about Liz Parrish’s outfit and the test on herself to lengthen her telomeres. I don’t think there’s any substance to any of her claims and life extension. (Her article: http://bioviva-science.com/…/first-gene-therapy-successful…/) A few very critical questions: What if anything does telomere lengthening have to do with life extension? (It’s multi-factorial) Correlation… Read More The Lack of Substance in Liz Parrish’s Bio-Viva Claims

What College Taught Me- Realizations Post Graduation

What College Taught Me- Realizations Post Graduation tldr: After college, I learned a few lessons about the world, work styles, happiness, persistence, and grit. I went to Georgia Tech, a difficult engineering school in the Southeastern United States featuring a highly competitive batch of international students. IMHO, the difficulty of a school is proportional to… Read More What College Taught Me- Realizations Post Graduation