Ep. 13: Great (parental) expectations | Some Scuffs

You bring dishonour to your family. Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify or Google Podcasts. There are those who become doctors and engineers and architects, and volunteer for UNICEF while serving in their church choirs and still managing to spend Sundays with the family. Whose parents are positively glowing whenever they speak about their golden child. And then there's people like... Continue Reading →

Play time.

Once upon a time, we thought Neopets was the most exciting development in gaming history. 17 years later, we have Pokemon Go. I look back at my childhood and marvel at how primitive our modes of play were. Even before Pokemon cards, we had hopscotch and catching and Country Erasers. For the uninitiated, Country Erasers was a highly... Continue Reading →

It’s a man’s world.

"Coding is the most challenging thing I've ever encountered. That's what attracted me to do it." Sitting across me is Michelle Sun. Young, beautiful and highly intelligent, Michelle left her high-paying job as a research analyst at Goldman Sachs, went to Silicon Valley to learn coding from scratch and now owns a coding school for kids, First... Continue Reading →

How to lose a fight

My mother is one of the most selfless, loving people I have ever met. She's the sort of person who always leaves the last piece of fish for someone else. And shops with everyone but herself in mind. And worries if you don't drop her a text every night that you stay out late. She... Continue Reading →

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