Intro 4

My interest is to construct a framework for the concept “perspective”, as in “keep a fresh perspective”, “look at the problem in a new perspective”, “put yourself in other’s perspective”, etc. The concept is intuitive, but what exactly it is is still vague. Because of that, these advices are easier said than done. The take-home message is this “formula”: Challenging […]

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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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Into 2

Hi, welcome to my website. My current life goal is to be with the one I love. That’s all I really care about now. If you are not satisfied with my introduction, then I understand that. You can read my old introduction here. I hope that it would make my words less vague. If you haven’t found the place you […]

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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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Why do I love science?

I have known for a long time that science is “fun”. I couldn’t clearly explain why until I read the book The Human Zoo, written by Desmond Morris: The explorations and inventions of childhood are usually trivial and ephemeral. In themselves they mean little. But if the processes they involve, the sense of wonder and curiosity, the urge to seek […]

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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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