Tomek Modrzyński

Tomek Modrzyński

Sydney
Aug
05
My attempts at organising life

My attempts at organising life

I did my bachelor's degree in early 2013, and I started my official professional career shortly after. Looking back, the
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Jul
23

Prose writing exercise 2

"Once per week" turned into "every 6 weeks"—so far. This story has absolutely no connection with the previous one.
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Jun
14

Prose writing exercise

This is the first experimental post in a (hopefully) a series where I'm trying to improve my prose writing skills.
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Jan
31
Stargazing

Stargazing

I was gifted this big boy for Christmas by my lovely wife: Due to a few weeks of rain and
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Jan
26
Migrating from Facebook

Migrating from Facebook

I embarked on a quest to get rid of Facebook from my life. Here's what triggered me to do it and what exactly I'm planning to do.
5 min read
Jul
25
I sold a car

I sold a car

Almost two years ago I bought my first car, a 2004 Renault Scenic. Last week, the time has come to
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May
05
Fear mongering

Fear mongering

I have seen a resurgence of fear mongering powered by social media in the recent days. It is not the first one, and unfortunately not the last one.
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Apr
01
Living with a beast

Living with a beast

I got a message a few days ago from one of my friends, asking me why there has not been a new post on this blog. Here is what happened with me.
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Dec
23
Book review: Rebel ideas

Book review: Rebel ideas

I read a book recently, titled "Rebel ideas" by Matthew Syed, about diversity, and in particular cognitive diversity. It was a very good lecture that reasonated with my way of thinking. This post is my attempt to review it.
5 min read
Nov
19
One of the biggest fires in my career

One of the biggest fires in my career

Let me tell you a story of how one project I worked on ran into engineering issues caused by accumulated organisational problems, and how it all affected me just after coming back from holidays.
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