Author Archives: Visakan Veerasamy

About Visakan Veerasamy

I work at ReferralCandy, write at PoachedMag and blog at... here. This is my blog. You can find me on Twitter at @visakanv. I deactivated my Facebook account a while ago because the noise was too much for me to handle. How does this authorship nonsense work?

Lewis Thomas – A Fear Of Pheromones

The following is the fourth essay in Lewis Thomas’s book, Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher, published in 1974. A Fear of Pheromones What are we going to do if it turns out that we have pheromones? … Continue reading

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The Tao of YungSnuggie

I loved YungSnuggie so much that I pulled out his best answers, formatted them a little (tried to make it easier to read without spoiling the vernacular) and tidied them up. Enjoy. Hit me up, Snuggie. On the NBA ‘hoe … Continue reading

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How to build a startup

V: I found this on a comment on Hacker News, and I’m sorry to say that I’ve lost the original link. If anybody knows who the author of this comment was, or has a link to the source, do let … Continue reading

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0134 – the future (and ongoing) disruption of education

wrote this a while ago, on january 5th… not sure why I didn’t publish it Here’s something that bothers and confuses me: a lot of the thinking and discussion about the future of education is, in my opinion, overly fixated … Continue reading

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0132 + 0133 – Tesla Motors, Neil Tyson, Singapore, Vision and Benevolent Dictatorship

There are few things I’m more excited about than Tesla Motors. The company is committed to pulling the future forward to meet the present by accelerating the development of electric cars. Tesla’s Model S is the safest car on the … Continue reading

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0132 – two thirty am

(moar old stuff 2013) It’s 230am and I can’t seem to get to sleep so I figure that I might as well do a word vomit and get as much out of my head as possible. I didn’t really do … Continue reading

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0131 – future of education

Here’s something that bothers and confuses me: a lot of the thinking and discussion about the future of education is, in my opinion, overly fixated on the student/teacher/school model. People claim to talk about the gamification of education or innovation … Continue reading

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