GTC 2010 Trip

I just got back from Nvidia's 2010 GPU Technology Conference in San Jose California. I had an amazing trip, and am thankful that I got to go, as it was my first visit to California as well as my first trade show attendance. [Side Note: The afternoon before the conference, I took Caltrain up to the amazing city of San Fransisco to visit a friend. He toured me around the city streets in beautiful California weather. There is so much to see and do (compared to what's around GaTech in Atlanta); I had Read more [...]

The Shortness of Life

I recently stumbled upon the reading “On The Shortness of Life,” a famous letter by Lucius Seneca. A good overview of the reading can be found here. Here are a few pull quotes from the letter that happen to relate with some of my thoughts this past week. Present time is very brief, so brief, indeed, that to some there seems to be none; for it is always in motion, it ever flows and hurries on; it ceases to be before it has come... The engrossed, therefore, are concerned with present time alone, Read more [...]