2020 Projects

There will be time for reminiscing but this is not it. Do standby because I have another post for my 2019 Highlights. lol. Here are my projects for 2020 as the title so explicitly indicates: Puzzle: Tower of Babel The Tower of Babel has intrigued me for as long as I got hooked on Harry…

APRIL 2020 ARTICLES

You’d think that telecommuting would give you more time for yourself. Amidst the planning, designing, monitoring and launching of three platforms for the company I work for, I got to finish the following things in April: One course from EdX entitled “Human Odyssey to Political Existentialism” Another from Coursera, “Agile Software Development” Stephen Hawking’s book,…

Quick Review: I want to eat your pancreas (Manga)

An unsolicited advice: lock your room when you’re reading this manga. This is the kind that makes you scrunch your face as it tugs your heart and you don’t want to be found by your parent-in-law in that situation. Nope. A list of things I liked about the manga is probably the more fitting title…

March 2020 Articles

Admittedly, not everyone is enjoying his or her time during the pandemic. But as Gandalf once said: So I spent more time binge-watching Netflix TV Series reading new articles and taking new online courses while keeping myself healthy. Here are the articles I enjoyed reading this month: Anaïs Nin on Embracing the Unfamiliar (BrainPicking) Amidst…

Reacting to Syme's Playlist: Jaz Love 2020

I’m not a music expert nor a voice coach by any means. I only have my preferences so don’t come for me with your music jargon as I am merely sharing my thoughts on the playlist created for me by Syme this year: Blow, Beyonce Let’s start off with this one, shall we? I couldn’t…

BUSINESS ANALYSIS 101 for the Non-Techies

Disclaimer: The writer is not an expert so take the things written here with a grain of salt. Also, images you will find in this post were all found in Google, the business analyst and system development jokes are from Dilbert and ModernAnalyst. You’re probably not a Business Analyst yet here you are trying to…

February 2020 Articles

February was a month for science videos, work, books, work, shoujo mangas, work, games, and work that I thank heavens for “Schedule posts” feature. How are you? COVID-19, Parasite, and Kobe Bryant sent us on a roller coaster ride of emotions. One day, you are peacefully enjoying your time, watching anything that strikes your fancy…

An Amateur Literary Criticism to The Book of Lost Things

This book was solid. Reading this novel is revisiting my childhood and the fairy tales that I grew up with and found comfort in. More than that, the novel is a good specimen for close reading and analysis. I have taken the liberty of examining some of the story’s elements using the little knowledge of…

Quick Review: Brief Answers to Big Questions

I am not going to pretend that I have understood every single concept discussed in this book. For as long as I can remember, I’m merely an Astronomy enthusiast and the lack of sufficient background in Physics has put me at a disadvantage. The 5-star rating you see up there? That is how proud I…