Do you like your day job?

Five years ago, I was rather unhappy with my day job. Social psychologists would have diagnosed me as being disengaged. My growing disengagement resulted in me quitting. Don’t get me wrong. I am not complaining. Quitting and retiring from my…

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We are society

Celebrities Speak Out on Fame & Materialism The chap at the end of that video, Tom Shadyac, is a very remarkable personality.  He made millions of dollars producing and directing Hollywood movies (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Liar Liar, Bruce Almighty).  Then back…

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The Well-Travelled Road Bias

The well-traveled-road bias

Nowadays I am a bit more on the road visiting prospects to share with them those benefits my value-add-products could deliver to their operations.  As such I come across this common experience for motorists more frequently: I am driving somewhere…

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Are you a ‘kicker’ too?

correspondence bias or fundamental attribution error

Have you ever had—while driving—that extraordinary experience where anyone driving slower than you is an idiot, while anyone driving faster is a maniac? That, my dear reader, is an example of the Correspondence Bias in full-blown action. Generally, this bias refers to the tendency…

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1 Mwh of sunshine

the sun helped us to produce 1 Mwh of electricity

“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” — Steve Martin I personally prefer sunshine (though perhaps with less heat here in Singapore), because, since early August this year, we are the proud owners of a Solar or Photovoltaic (PV) System at our…

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