Dili’s Log 傾聽你的心 ― dedicated to the people that got me here.

Ode to the West Wind

O Wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn’s being, Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves dead Are driven, like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing, Yellow, and black, and pale, and hectic red, Pestilence-stricken multitudes: O thou, Who chariotest to their dark wintry bed The wingèd seeds, where they lie cold and low, Each like…

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I Can Paddle My Own Canoe

We are formed dependent yet independent. If only a single person had ever been created, how miserable must have been his existence, and how joyfully must he have welcomed the summons to depart. Beautiful indeed was the garden of Eden. All its beauty of grove and sapphire fount of fruit, and incense-breathing flowers, conspired to…

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No More Than Was Asked

I bargained with Life for a penny, And Life would pay no more, However I begged at evening When I counted my scanty store; For Life is just an employer, He gives you what you ask, But once you have set the wages, Why, you must bear the task. I worked for a menial’s hire,…

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On Management, Investing, and Business

Ben Horowitz‘s perspective on management is one of my favorites on the subject. There are numerous materials about management that present the leadership of an organization as a sort of science, “…here’s what you do, and that’s what you get…“, but, much like a battlefield, this is hardly the way it plays in real life…

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