A function of the mistakes

There is little precedent to predetermine if something works. As Nassim Taleb writes, “Trial and error is freedom.” Is cryptocurrency legitimate? Will autonomous cars be safe? Do social networks divide us? Even brilliant minds slip up, especially in the incipient stages. But we should ultimately be judged by the volume of our work rather than […]

Ascending Museo Soumaya

I spent a few days in Mexico City last week. One of our stops included The Museo Soumaya building in the upscale Miguel Hidalgo district. Designed by Mexican architect Fernando Romero, the curvy-shaped building contains five floors of European art, including the sculptures of Auguste Rodin. The above picture shows my older brother ascending the […]