Hiyel Thoughts

9.6.08

Science explains ideas step by step; comedy deliberately misses steps for the audience to find the funny.

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26.1.06

I think everyone knows that life is a prisoner's dilemma. An altruistic person, however, has a positively biased payoff values than a selfish person.

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2.1.06

Dreams (during sleep) are quickly forgotten because memory needs connections and dreams are detached from our day-to-day thoughts. But that's exactly why they are more interesting.

to dream
v. intr.
1. To experience a series of ideas during sleep, which vanishes when not acted upon.
2. To have a deep aspiration, which vanishes when not acted upon.

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15.12.05

Mathematicians can be judged by the amount of coffee stains on their table and papers.

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6.9.05

Is there a real-life step function?

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5.9.05

We physicists believe that everything can be simplified.

That's why physicists are a depressed bunch; we can't put the intricacies of life into equations (yet!).

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27.3.05

Nothing is random; only rigorous.

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6.12.04

Chemistry and physics are both hard, cold sciences.
You have a burning desire to understand nature in physics. Sorry, but I just can't see the same passion in chemistry.

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There are two things that need all your brain power: science and games.

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