This spring 2017, I will spend some time at ECCO complexity research group at VUB. Funding kindly provided by Viestintäalan tutkimussäätiö. Looking forward to it!
I’ve been trying to catch up with my programming project works this week. I’ve felt plenty of pressure, and a few setbacks…….. they ate close to two days, to add to the previous delay. However to my surprise, at home in my free time, I felt more peaceful. (well, perhaps a slight guilt, knowing that… Read More My thoughts for April 8th 2016
What I have concluded during this nasty, nasty week is that I am currently sweetly lost. Monday, my supervisor had brought me the preprint of their new book that discusses modern economic theories, including approaches like economic sociology and post-colonialist views. Instead of focusing on programming (which I push myself to do and I don’t)… Read More My thoughts for March 11 2016
This week I’ve been mostly afraid. There, I said it. I’ve been afraid of the future; the uncertainty; whether I’m “good enough”, whether I will fail in something, anything, whether I’m not smart enough for something, anything. I felt my fear and listened to it the first couple of days this week. Then I went… Read More My thoughts for February 26th 2016
Today I gave my first academic guest lecture! (I learned afterwards I will actually get both paid and university credit for this – yay!) It was an exciting chance – presenting something highly complex that I know from practice, and due to this deadline I had a pressure to learn about the academic side and… Read More My thoughts for February 19th 2016
Last week I was desperate because of my coursework. Well, in a sense I feel better now – I found some great Coursera video lectures; watching the videos I feel I can finally make better sense of the whole. (Not that I have catched up for real, but at least I believe I can make… Read More My thoughts for February 12th 2016
This week, I’ve been busy with drawing pictures for a report, and trying to catch up with my coursework. The latter is a pain for many reasons. I missed a few classes and exercises due to other activities and in natural sciences, that is BAD. You need to learn all the basics in the course… Read More My thoughts for February 5th 2016