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En la época de los boomers cuando la educación era escasa, tener una carrera universitaria te garantizaba un buen trabajo. Con el paso de los años, conforme el acceso a ese nivel de estudios se volvió más común, una carrera ya no te garantizaba nada, por un rato ahora tener…


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Have you ever been interested in a topic that strands so far away from your previous studies that you feel too overwhelmed about all that you would need to learn before you can even begin to understand it? …


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La felicidad y la satisfacción son ideas muy complejas y están influenciadas por una gran cantidad de elementos diferentes, pero este texto solo se centrará en dos. Una de las cosas que más afecta la felicidad y la satisfacción de un individuo es la discrepancia entre sus expectativas y su…


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Antes de comenzar, unos discialmers:

  • Disclaimer #1: No soy economista ni tengo educación económica o financiera. Esto es meramente opinión o aprendizaje por experiencia personal.
  • Disclaimer #2: Escribo esto desde el privilegio, y va dirigido a gente con perfiles no tan drásticamente diferentes al mio. Preescolar, primaria y secundaria tuve…


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It was 4:23 PM of the last day before the mid-semester break, according to the old ticking clock that hung from the wall just above the chalkboard, and as expected the students were eager to leave the room even if there was actually still some class time left. Many students…


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It was probably somewhere around 6 in the morning when the sounds of chaos began enveloping everything. I was asleep, next to my little sister and my parents, until the movements of my sister, who was cuddling in the middle of us all, woke me up. “Did you hear that?”…


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It was eight in the morning when rays of sunlight began sneaking through the small hole in the roof, warming up Genaro’s shoulder and slowly making their way up to Lucia’s eyes, waking them both up. Lucia and Genaro Mendez were a pretty humble couple that lived by themselves in…


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It was around four in the afternoon when I finally decided to do it. I was with her and some other friends just chatting in the library, like the noisy teenagers we were. I excused myself and took her to a room nearby. …


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Había una vez una familia muy humilde. Constaba de un padre, una madre y una pequeña niña de 7 años llamada Amanda que siempre, absolutamente siempre, sonreía. Aunque a la vista de algún desconocido esta era simplemente una familia común y corriente, había algo que hacía a esta familia un…


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Tengo antojo de ella; llevo sin probarla más de un día. La busqué con mis amigos pero no la encontraba, hasta que decidí buscarla en la cafetería. Efectivamente ahí estaba ella, inocente y tranquila junto a la caja registradora.

Me acerqué sigilosamente; la abracé sin que me viera, pero ya…

Alex Casar

Geeky, introverted MSc in Computer Science and passionate rock climber. Data lover wanting to share his interest through writing.

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