Monthly archives of “August 2019

We’re in the future

Everyone is constantly on their phones. People don’t say “hi” to each other, let alone know their neighbors. How crazy is that you don’t even know the people living around you? E.g., I’m always trying to greet people I meet where I just moved in.… Read More

What is depression?

We tend associate negative emotions with something “bad” and positive emotions with “good.” However, a better way to look at it would be try to understand the reason behind the emotion. A negative emotion is our brain just telling us that we might be heading… Read More

The “thank you” economy

I was having a small dinner at the Kou Xuan Pin Spicy Stinky Tofu restaurant – a restaurant like every other in Taipei night market. At least for a foreigner, they all look the same. Nothing remarkable, except for one thing – a small seemingly… Read More

Project Luxembourg

As some of you may know, I am based in Luxembourg – officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (Groussherzogtum Lëtzebuerg). This is not the case anymore. I will be leaving Luxembourg for good in a matter of hours. The project Lux is complete! I’ll be… Read More