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Your favourites in the first half 2022!
Hello intersectional thinkers 👋
Greetings from rainy Tokyo ☔️ The first six months flew by! Thank YOU for checking out my Substack musings.
Here are your top 3 favourites:
There’s a quiet urban Chinese village tucked away in Shenzhen’s import export district called Dafen.
Between 8,000 farmer-turned-oil painters, the village can wholesale $600M worth of hand-painted copies of art in a year… (read more)
Honoured to have this post featured on Write of Passage’s newsletter!
Traveling is like dreaming.
The worlds look the same, but the everyday experience in the “travel world” is unreal.
So, I tried to journal why it felt like a dream: (read more)
This one generated the most comments in 1H. Seems like we’re all dreaming about travelling.
Where do you want to go next? Leave a comment and let me know.
I want to go to Bhutan next.
Claude E. Shannon, the creator of transmitting informations with 0s and 1s, took a philosophy class at the University of michigan to fulfill an arts requirement.
In that class, Shannon learned about how Logician George Boole used 0 to indicate false statements and 1 to indicate true statements (learn more about Boolean algebra here). This way, statements can be solved like math equations… (read more)
The last post of 1H was the most read and most liked! Thank you for checking it out :)
With that, we can’t put off the next half of the year any longer.
Have a great 2H of 2022!
P.S. If you want more ☝️ or less 👇 of something in this newsletter (e.g. interesctions, paradoxes, visual Zettelkastens, etc.), please comment below or DM me on Twitter!