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My experience with Coffee - Part 1

It's pretty common parents to offer different foods to their children. Sometimes it's their intention that the young one start eating these food; for me it wasn't different.


Though, I didn't like coffee at all, I hated. The bitter-taste was awful and I felt sick for short period of time. Thanks mom and dad! My great experience with coffee began in university. I had classes in varying periods of the day, so it was more practical stay the entire day at the college than go back home. As an academic, I didn't have enough money to spend in good food.. so soda or coffee was the cheap way to stay wake up the entire day to study, and coffee was the cheaper than soda and more healthy. If I enjoyed bitter-taste or not it didn't matter for me that time, I had to drink coffee if I want to stay awake and study.

As you can see, my first and second experience weren't great at all. But, as I written, my great experience with coffee began in university. It was a fighting ga…
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Sapiens - Part 5

How believing in immaterial things changed our economy system? Today's post is about money as well, but the focus is the grow of our economy. Last chapter I wrote about money and our faith behind it, you can check it right here.


The capitalist creed changed the way we manage money and helped us to improve our knowledge and technology. During most of human's history in this planet, the economy didn't changed that much. Human's production increased but the main factor was the demography expansion and not the evolution of economy system, the production per capita was static.


What really make the economy increase monstrously was the faith in the future. What!? Yeah. Let me exemplify:
Mr. Monopoly decides to found a bank in Hokkaido. Armond L. is an architect who lives in Hokkaido and received payment from one of his buildings. He decides to deposit 1 million of dollars in Mr. Monopoly's bank. Now, the bank has 1 million of dollars in capital.


Meanwhile, Dani Mi, a prof…

Sapiens - Part 4

I'm reading Sapiens almost 5 days a week, but not so much as I liked (I'm so into Game of Thrones book). The book is divided in short chapters and these make up a "Part", the currently one talks about money, empires and religion. This post is about money! (I don't know if I'll write about empires or religions).



In the previous post about Sapiens' book, I wrote about the beginning of Agricultural Revolution and how our ancestors began to form larger groups of people. There are three universal orders which helped to form groups even bigger; groups that could live under the same set of laws:
"The first universal order was Economic: the monetary order. The second one was Political: the imperial order. The third universal order was Religious: the religious orders as Buddhism, Christianity and Islamism." (Adapted from the book - Position 2678 (Kindle))


All these universal orders has a thing in common: A mass of people believing in something immaterial…

Sapiens - Part 3

Do you like to make plans? Plans for the weekend, for the night or something more specific like plans for your career. It's a good habit to analyze the worst and the best case in your plans. If you don't do that, you should start doing. Our ancestors weren't tidy and they fell into a trap.

We always try to improve a task to be easier to do. But, if you don't plan it you probably will face unexpected difficulties. This is what happened with our ancestors when they abandoned the hunter-gatherers style of life, to start an agricultural life. 
The wheat's domestication allowed our ancestors to have a static life. They didn't have to walk kilometers to collect corn, fruits or hunt animals to eat, they just needed to manage their plantations.  However, this changed dramatically their diet and concerns. First of all, their feed consisted only in corn and an animal from time to time. Our ancestors could lose all the food by a nature disaster like drought or grasshoppe…

The End of Eternity

How many times did you thought about travel to the past to change something that you did? I did a lot. However, every time I did it, travel paradoxes comes to my mind.


The end of eternity is a about a group of people that study different ways to make a society lives longer. Well, I shortly described the scientists. Notwithstanding, this time-changing organization is called "Eternity", an organization that was founded "outside time" which aimed to improve human happiness by observing and changing little details in human history. The members are known as "Eternals" and they're responsible for reducing human suffering, at the lowest cost of technology, art and other endeavors. For Eternity to exists, they've to be sure that the creation of travel time do not be deleted by some changes in the past. The circle of Eternity's creation must persist through the time.

The plot of this book, by Isaac Asimov (yeah, I love this guy), is around an Eternal ca…

Sapiens - Part 2

When I was younger I used to eat a lot of candy in my friends' birthday parties. Sometimes I got sick for eating too much sugar, but for me it was worth. Nowadays I enjoy a piece of pie or a chocolate bar as my "candy of the week". However, there's a lot of people who still eat a lot of candy or sweet food. You probably know a few of them, right? Do you know why we eat sweet food like it was our last meal?


This unhealthy habit of eating too much candy is already socially accept among us; obesity cases has also been increasing rapidly throughout the world. You probably already have watched those cake videos with a lot of chocolate and calories, and people praising it like it was an eatable food. Well, if we look to the past, the far past when our ancestors were hunter-gatherers, we can understand a bit of this situation.

Sorry, I'm too hyped with this game.
A long fucking time ago, about 30 thousand years, our ancestors, that lived in the savannas and forests, only …

I, Robot

I'm not writing about the movie. Yes, there's a book and this is another post of Asimov's book recommendation.


This was one of the books that I bought randomly in a book sale. I saw the title and thought, why not? I've never watched the movie but I know that the book is different and the movie just uses the concepts of Asimov's Robot Laws.

I, Robot is a book with a collection of short stories (that are connected) about robots and human relationship. What makes the book different of another sci-fi robot genre, is the defined concept of machine behavior. The Robot Laws or the Three Laws of Robotics or Asimov's Laws is a set of laws that define how a robot must behave. The three laws are:
A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not…