Introduction

Analogy Writing Finding the balance point Communication and perspective taking The cold gaze To be specific, here are the questions that each section trying to answer: Analogy: Why do analogies help us understand a problem we don’t understand? How to reason with analogy without making logical fallacy? Writing: How to explain a concept when the novice really lacks background? What […]

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Intro 3

Hi, welcome to my website. Some of my projects: Anki deck for GRE learners: a flashcard deck for advanced English vocabulary A theory of perspective: how to find fresh perspective when you feel lost? You can visit the Resources page to see more. Thank you for your visit, and I hope you enjoy them. Have a nice day. Updated 26 […]

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0. Summary

This is the summary of the two articles: Making concrete analogies and big pictures Straightforwardness, Fearlessness and Improvisation: How to find the fresh perspective? Some of the points are new and haven’t developed yet to be added in them. First article A weak analogy or embellishment is just local stimulation and will be forgotten soon, but a concrete analogy will […]

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Intro 3

Hi, welcome to my website. Currently I have three projects: Lightninged: a flashcard deck for advanced English vocabulary The Sphere: a translation from modern mathematical and physical concepts into flowery language Fadedness and Clearness: a research on the nature of meaning and meaningfulness Those projects may be different on the surface, intended for different audience, but at their core they […]

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Hire me?

CV [slideshare id=67739771&doc=cv-lminhnht-161027163420&type=d] Cover letter I studied physics in university. The natural science background gives me (1) solid knowledge of mathematics to handle number related problems, and (2) an intuition to analyze any phenomenon. For example, there is a TED talk about the similarities between physics and marketing by Dan Cobley, marketing director at Google. I have a determination to […]

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I am planning to make a better version of my GRE Anki deck

So after nearly a half of a year to use the deck myself, I have found some inconsistencies between the database, some features that I rarely use, and some others that I wish I have added. I realize that I can improve the deck. I want to improve it. This itch named perfectionism is killing me so bad. After all, […]

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My experiences and activities prior to 2015

Research into Vietnamese culture (2009) When I was in high school, I had my first experience in scientific research. Although my interests are natural sciences, the work was in social science. When I was young, I noticed that when Vietnamese people are in a relationship, the female one always addressed herself (and was addressed) as the little sister, and the […]

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Don’t use the first image in Google to put into your card

Today I learn this word: peripathetic adj.traveling especially on foot; of or relating to Aristotle or his philosophy This is the image appears in the card: Well, a walking person, sounds good. But does it strongly show the philosophy meaning, the one that makes peripathetic has its own market to use, the one that makes it a complement of walking? […]

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Why I choose ecology to study in grad school?

At this point, after searching high and low for the right field to study in grad school, I believe system ecology is the one that suits me most, because of the following reasons: Visualization I’ve always been amazed by how visualizations help us to get the theme of the work quicker and deeper. For example, in quantum field theory; Feynman […]

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