Monthly Archives: March 2012

An Example of Overused Rapport Building in TV Shows

I recently read a book on social engineering by Christopher Hadnagy. He lists very useful and effective techniques to improve your social skills. Anyway, after reading for a while I unfortunately noticed that some of those techniques are used heavily. If you know them, they look really unnatural. Continue reading

“Teachers learn by teaching, parents mature by parenting.”


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My Favorite Python Tools

I generally use Octave to test simple ideas, Python for more complex frameworks and I use C++ for heavy-duty programs. While in the prototyping phase I frequently use Python and some tools makes my life easier. I list them below. Continue reading

Exhaustive PhD Proposal Research

Those of you who are desperately searching for where to start in PhD proposal research, I have good news. When I was dealing with the same problem, I found a solution but I want to give you a heads up: it’s exhausting as the name suggests. Below I’m listing the steps to take. Continue reading

Road to Perfection and Using The Dashboard

“Perfection can be achieved more quickly by improving your worst skills. Because its marginal revenue would be greater.”
Serdar A. Koroglu

Nowadays people are really lost in the details. They loose themselves in working, self-centred communication (you don’t actually communicate while you tweet, do you?), and thanks to online social networks, in other peoples’ lives. It’s like being under the influence of drugs. Time passes by so quickly and things sometimes may go very bad but you can’t tell why. Continue reading