My mind is full…

“I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to him gets crowded out, or at best is jumbled up with a lot of other things, so that he has a difficulty in laying his hands upon it.” ~Sherlock Holmes, A Study in Scarlet

I am beginning to wonder whether Holmes really has a point with this statement. I have reached the point in this semester that I dread the most. Each semester around week 10 or 11, I hit a wall. It feels as though my brain has reached its maximum capacity. I have a harder time remaining interested in obtaining new knowledge. I have so many things running through my conscious thought processes that I am unable to adequately concentrate on any one thing for any period of time at all. Read the rest of this entry »


My favorite quote from Steve Jobs

As I’m sure, most of you have heard that Steve Jobs – founder of Apple and the essential catalyst for the modern tech industry – passed away today. He had been fighting pancreatic cancer for roughly seven years.

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