Half engineer, half neuroscientist with a deep interest in the humanities
5 Reasons Why I Left the AI Industry
3 years ago the words Artificial Intelligence evoked powerful sensations in me. Entering that world felt like taking a step into the mysteries and secrets of the future. I was mind-blown by the promises of intelligent machines, capable of solving tasks forever reserved to us. I was deep-diving into the amazement of the mind through the familiar passages of technology.
7 Features of Emotionally Intelligent People
She was convinced that emotional intelligence was the right answer. I wasn't so sure. Now I can't agree more. It was mid-2018 and I was talking with a friend. It was one of those intense and profound conversations that blur everything around.
A Generous Denouement
I kept walking. The desert reached the horizon caressing the sky there where my longing for freshness ended. I never would have thought I'd go this far just to be so willing to give up. Any sign, and my determination, weak as each step sinking in the sand, would crumble taking me to the land of eternal dreams.
5 Lessons I Learned while Studying Rocket Science
1. Plan the future but live in the present I was eighteen, with important decisions ahead of me. I got a very good grade in my university entrance exam so I was able to choose whatever I wanted. I should have been extremely happy; any career I wanted to pursue I would be able to. But I was not happy, neither sad. I was confused. I didn't have a clue about what the hell I wanted from life.
How I Overcame Social Anxiety
The discovery of social anxiety To start from the beginning we have to go back to my childhood. Since a very young age I had the recurrent feeling that I was different from other people. Not in the good sense of being special, on the contrary, I sometimes felt as if I was inadequate. Sometimes I didn't feel good doing things that my friends seemed to enjoy.
How to Stop (Almost) Any Argument
Around a year ago I was casually chatting with a girl I had met some weeks before, I’ll call her Adela. We were talking about nothing and everything. Suddenly, without any warning, she changed the tone and accused me: “Why did you talk to her if you don’t care about her?” She asked. I was taken aback by her question, but immediately realized what she was talking about.
3 Ways Online Dating Loses to Traditional Dating and What to Do About It
It started around January 2018. I had a very stable group of long-time friends. We were 9 men in their mid-20s who used to go out on weekends to dine or have a drink and talk about life, work… and women.