The Profitable Pursuit of Ignorance

Acknowledgement and knowledge of ignorance was perhaps the single most influential factor that lead to the advancement of human achievement in the last 1000 years. I got interested in the history of humankind when Bill Gates talked about it on his website about a year ago and I took a course on ‘A Brief History…

Happy Chinese New Year – Year of the Goat

As the world’s largest human race celebrates its New Year, let us reflect on some of their contributions to the world. China gave us paper, silk, printing technology, porcelain, tea, fireworks and above all the writings of Master Kong or Confucius. Below are three of my favorite Confucius sayings about learning – “By three methods…