After finishing my degree in philosophy, I needed… – more than 95 theses “After finishing my degree in philosophy, I needed a career. I have no regrets pursuing my MBA at Stanford and in the various experiences that followed from that choice. Would I have done the same thing if I had, say, a trust fund paying my living expenses? Probably not. But I am more of a person today for the intellectual rigor I assimilated at the Boston Consulting Group and McKinsey, or for doing an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. I could list many benefits I gained from these experiences, but I will cite one. The microeconomic modeling and game theory analysis I learned at the Boston Consulting Group has helped me explain developments in the history of music that I would never have understood if I had spent my entire life in the arts. “ tags: weekly blends interdisciplinary arts sciences Business McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: I’m All Caught Up! “Guys, I did it. I did it! I’m caught up! I experienced every show, movie, webisode, album, book, webcomic, podcast, video game, Twitter feed, Tumblr, Instagram, Reddit AMA, and op-ed you guys were telling me I had to check out. Now we can talk about them and I won’t feel like such an outcast when we […]
I heard Trump saying ‘fake news’ on the way in this morning and it led me to ‘fake hues.’ It’s been stuck in my head ever since. I thought this would have been done already but a cursory google search didn’t turn it up so . . . I took the image of Trump from this article and used Color ThiefIt’s science rather than my biased selection of especially orange colors. to pull out the three main skin-ish colors. It took all of five minutes to slap together and write this post so I’ve now got it out of my head and can move on to more productive things. But I’ll probably come back to it this evening to match the font and the box ratios on the upper portion so the white spaces matches the letter cross-strokes like the lower portion.