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How To Give All The Wrong Answers

How To Give All The Wrong Answers

Feb 27, 2013

As per my last post,at the end of 2012, I was doing a family vacation in Taiwan.  Being with family for 2 weeks is quite an expose into mannerisms that each of us have.  I was particularly intrigued by my brother’s questioning of my mother.  My brother would constantly ask my mother things like “why are we going to [city_name]?” instead of...

How To Ask All The Wrong Questions

How To Ask All The Wrong Questions

Feb 20, 2013

At the end of 2012, I was doing a family vacation in Taiwan.  When I say family vacation, I mean not just my wife and me, but my brother’s family along with my parents, visiting all of the senior members of the family (an important thing in Asian cultures).  There is an incredible exposure of habits and an interesting (but sometimes undesirable) analysis...

The Art of Story

The Art of Story

Oct 18, 2010

Whether you are at a conference watching a videographer recording the event, or witnessing a $100M film getting made, the process of recording to final editing is always the same.  Actually seeing how stories unfold is rather amazing – it’s the real life is nowhere near as linear as the resultant film that everyone sees.  Instead, what gets recorded onto...

Yellow

Yellow

Sep 15, 2010

I remember when I moved into my last house (I’m in a condo now, it’s what happens when you move to the Bay Area, a house becomes an apartment).  We moved in and my wife had in her mind that she wanted butter yellow walls.  She had a very specific “butter” in mid – not the dark color associated with butter that has been sitting out for a while...

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