The five types of guitar overdrives

I’m kind of a guitar gadget freak, and I’ve bought many guitar pedals over the years. One of the pedals I like to collect the most are overdrives – Overdrives are guitar pedals that cause the amp to breakup – but in a soft clipping way not hard clipping like a distortion or fuzz –… Continue reading The five types of guitar overdrives

Magic the Gathering: Tempo and Card Advantage

This MTG article focuses on different strategies in Magic the Gathering. For any MTG deck, the chances of winning increases substantially if one maximizes his/her tempo and card advantage. What do I mean by those terms? Magic has two main limitations in the game: you can only play one land per turn (meaning mana is… Continue reading Magic the Gathering: Tempo and Card Advantage

Power of human destiny and decision

One of the people who I admire most is Steve Jobs. He characterizes everything that a leader should have – vision, dedication and tough management. He gave a commencement address at Stanford University and some of the things he said were very relevant to me: 1) He talks about how you cannot connect the dots… Continue reading Power of human destiny and decision