Category: philosophy

Since Perfect Coffee at Home #4: From the Ground Up

This is part four of a four part series on what we’ve learned and what we’ve been up to since publishing Perfect Coffee at Home. Previous articles are listed here: Since Perfect Coffee at Home #1: Starting a Roastery and

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Since Perfect Coffee at Home #2: Compass Coffee and a Lucky Break

This is part two of a four part series on what we’ve learned and what we’ve been up to since publishing Perfect Coffee at Home. Read the first post here: Since Perfect Coffee at Home #1: Starting a Roastery and

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On the Value of Time

Clocks in Shanghai. “Space I can recover. Time I cannot.” —Napoleon Bonaparte The Afghans thought time was relative. Not in any sort of metaphysical sense. They believed it literally, that things would happen when they happened. As the saying went

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By Another Name

An acacia tree outside the base of the Masada. Then I had another thought: Physics disgusts me a little bit now, but I used to enjoy doing physics. Why did I enjoy it? I used to play with it. I

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Book Review: Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

This is the first in a series of book reviews we’ll be writing. Going forward, when we find something particularly striking, we’ll share it.  Antifragile, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, is a special book, one of those works you come across

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