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New Directions

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I have been thinking for a long time about what I should do with this website. If you’ve been following this site for some time, you would notice that I’ve been quite random in the things I write about. Sometimes, it’s about food or electronics. Other times, it’s about philosophy. And on rare occasions, it’s about politics. It has been …

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A Year and a Half in Academia

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Today marks the first day of the academic calendar for universities here in Singapore. Well, for me, it marks my 18th month here in Nanyang Technological University (NTU). That’s a year and a half! It’s amazing how fast time flies. When I first joined NTU, I was, at that point, unsure whether or not to take on academia as a …

Waking Up After September Ended

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“Wake me up when September ends…” Well, ok, it’s October now. Gosh… I actually can’t believe I haven’t been blogging for slightly more than two months. It felt like eternity. I’ve been so ridiculously crazy over the past two months. Somehow, when the semester began, I found myself flooded with a never-ending stream of activity. It was exhausting and stressful, …