Book Review: Struck by Genius By Jason Padgett & Maureen Seaberg

Mathematics, consciousness, and the brain's extraordinary coping mechanisms have always been intriguing subjects for me. When I found this biography of Jason Padgett, a man who survived traumatic brain injury and gained amazing computational abilities in the process, I couldn't pass it up. The Blurb The remarkable story of an ordinary man who was transformed … Continue reading Book Review: Struck by Genius By Jason Padgett & Maureen Seaberg

Travel: Madison Snow

Just had to post some pictures from our latest visit to Madison, home to my Alma mater UW-Madison. There's just something about the majestic brick lecture halls surrounded by contrasting skeletal tree branches against stark white snow. Plus, the giant skull in front of the art museum is pretty sweet 🙂 Happy Travels!

Book Review: Everyday Survival (Why Smart People do Stupid Things) By Laurence Gonzales

One of my goals for the new year is to continue expanding my reading horizons, specifically by reading more non-fiction books. I was glancing through the non-fiction section at the library and found this promising book, posing a great question: why do smart people do stupid things? The Premise “Curiosity, awareness, attention,” Laurence Gonzales writes. … Continue reading Book Review: Everyday Survival (Why Smart People do Stupid Things) By Laurence Gonzales