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How do I write so much, you ask? Well, glad you asked -

A few of my friends - three friends, to be exact - mentioned to me that I write a heck of a lot on here and they're impressed. I have convinced the ultra-smart Sami Baqai to start blogging, and he just got the holy-shit-this-is-hard-I'm-overwhelmed feeling. Ah, yes, I have been there Sami. Perhaps I can share some thoughts.

First and foremost, I am a huge devotee of the Equal-Odds Rule. As far as I know, I'm the only person talking about it outside of academia. This Amazon review covers it pretty well:

The equal-odds rule says that the average publication of any particular scientist does not have any statistically different chance of having more of an impact than any other scientist's average publication. In other words, those scientists who create publications with the most impact, also create publications with the least impact, and when great publications that make a huge impact are created, it is just a result of "trying" enough times. This is an indication that chance plays a larger role in scientific creativity than previously theorized.

So I read that, and I'm like - whoa. You know Neo in the Matrix? Whoa.

If you want to make excellent stuff, you need to make a lot of stuff.

On Hiatus

On Huan M. Nguyen

The blog will be on hiatus for an indefinite time, I'm sorry to say; this is due to all available mental effort and creative power being required elsewhere: the fixing of my academic status (which is not good).

Also, I plain feel like an impostor, writing posts like previous ones when not walking the talk by keeping my life in shape.

In light of that, if posting is to resume within the next half-year, they will be in all probability mainly personal ones, mainly because I enjoy writing things, and seeing my thoughts in letter form. But if they're to be personal, they're more likely to end up in a private journal rather than a public forum.

So until once again I'm in reality performing at the level of summer 2014 (archives show a sharp increase in number of posts, and transcripts show good grades, June-August 2014) when most of these posts—about eighty—were written, the blog will be on hiatus.

The archives and current resources will be left up; hopefully some people will find something of value in them.

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