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?

Quick Rant About Entrepreneurship

1: There’s a rather unhealthy narrative around entrepreneurship that doesn’t correspond to reality. As something either reserved for the rare few bestowed with divine purpose, or a hideously risky proposition, for people with a taste for crawling through fire and … Continue reading

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Most of my thoughts about education, school, university, learning.

When you’re still in the early stages of your formal education, you have a pretty good idea about what the next year will bring. Once you’re through with it, things become different. The illusion of certainty fades. You realise with … Continue reading

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Tweets from 2010

run was totally worth it. body is a furnace. ear drums are pounding. fresh night air tastes so good. cut 2 minutes off my 3.6km route time — Visakan Veerasamy (@visakanv) December 1, 2010 == if everything you touch hurts … Continue reading

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My Answers To Mark Manson’s Life Purpose Questions

http://markmanson.net/life-purpose 1: What is your favorite flavor of shit sandwich and does it come with an olive? (What pain do you want in your life?) I love writing. I love words. I love ideas. I love expression. I can imagine … Continue reading

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Progress on #Blk73 at one-north, Ayer Rajah Crescent

Not sure why I’ve been doing this. But I’ve been taking a bunch of videos of the construction of #Blk73.

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0159 – morning run with the wife

Today I did something for the first time. I woke up at 630am (alarm assisted). I laid in bed for for a while. Then I got up and got a glass of water, and brought my macbook to bed. I … Continue reading

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To Singapore, With Love: Does the MDA appreciate the Streisand Effect?

Here’s a thinking tool I’m trying out: Assume good faith. I’m going to assume that the MDA has good, smart people in charge and that they genuinely want what’s best for Singapore. You may disagree with the premise, but I … Continue reading

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