Category Archives: The future

zolltan’s public predictions for 2019

Everyone’s doing it! These were predictions I made in the first week of 2019, and already some of them look not too great. But, you’ll just have to believe me that I didn’t change them to appear more reasonable. World … Continue reading

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Follow the blog for more soft quietism

Here’s two statuses I saw shared by friends on facebook recently: “Every piece of career advice for women is either gaslighting or victim-blaming.” and “I often get asked how to get more women interested in STEM. Step one: smash the … Continue reading

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Prediction Special: 2018 NHL Playoffs

At the wedding, I talked with M., who works at a biotech startup that’s trying to prevent food poisoning. He joked that he felt he wasn’t doing a good enough job, since he himself had gotten food poisoning earlier in … Continue reading

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Defending the indefensible: Everything is bad and likely to be getting worse

“Defending the indefensible” is a series of posts where I write arguments for viewpoints that normally make me angry. Instead of “devil’s advocacy” style arguments, I wanted to give the most honest argument I could for the other side. Partly … Continue reading

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Defending the indefensible: against government action on climate change

“Defending the indefensible” is a series of posts where I write arguments for viewpoints that normally make me angry. Instead of “devil’s advocacy” style arguments, I wanted to give the most honest argument I could for the other side. Partly … Continue reading

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Prediction Special: 2017 NHL Playoffs

The West: (1) Chicago / (8) Nashville Nashville is a fun team to watch now? It’s weird even saying that, and, yes, you still have to get past the excruciatingly ugly home uniforms. But Forsberg, Arvidsson and Jarnkrok are exciting, skilled … Continue reading

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How should Canada vote?

—Uhh, Zolltan, I hate to break it to you, but you’re a little late with this one —No, actually, I’m early So we had an election recently in Canada. The Liberals and Trudeau made a bunch of promises on how, if … Continue reading

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