Gary Mindlin Miguel's blog

Attention, Memory, and Productive Knowledge Work

Why I considered IVF despite not having any fertility issues, and then decided against it

The dangers of reproducing while old

Multi-language integration testing made easy with Bazel

Visiting Mexico can be safe and sublime

Seeing Coworkers In Person Again

Machine Learning Diary 001: Swift detour, and Recreating FastAI's Collaborative Filtering

Grading on a curve and The Case Against Education

4K, HDR, and MVC 3D in plex for Kodi on Windows

The Cookie Krank House

Matching donations to Against Malaria Foundation, 2016 edition

I regret getting a master's degree

Econtalk transcript: Housing and Regulation

Octave silently downcasts doubles to ints in some cases

Pro-market does not mean pro-business

The Sultan of Kinakuta and Larry Page on government regulations


Comparing crime rates between San Francisco neighborhoods and California cities

The customer with a blog is always right

Customer service from a monopoly

Infinite loops, and other joys of airline mergers

Pictures from Kyoto, Tokyo, and Hakone, Japan

iTunes store no longer works on iTunes 8

Sam's Thoughts on Student Activism at Berkeley

UC Berkeley Students' Civic Mindedness

Google 15

My review of Letter to a Christian Nation

Reminiscing about another life

Ahmad's religion

Photos of Syria

Syrian slaying

Meeting the family

Enter Ahmad, the kindest man I've ever met

The kindness of Syrian strangers

Nestle hot chocolate

Mazen: hotelier, and breaker of princess hearts

The story of our first days in Lebanon continued

First 12 hours in Beirut

Done with...

Chinese compactness and 拜拜 (bye bye)

Humor, Romance, & Logic

Internet freedom (almost)

Engrish shirt madness

Racism and Reverse Racism

Pictures from Inner Mongolia

halfway done - food update

Seal, don't sign

Mao-style Pork, Mao-style Protest

I have finally exceeded someone's expectations

I want my mommy (and my language) back

1st day in Beijing

Best pictures from Bangkok

My most and least favorite parts of Viet Nam

The King in Bangkok

Snakes in Bangkok

Religion in Bangkok

Getting around in Hong Kong

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