Articles by Daniel Yeow

Explaining the Mass Start

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 // 7 Comments

With the Olympic Winter Games just around the corner in February, the winter season is already well under way. In the sport of speed skating, the first major qualifying event [more...]

Risk

Saturday, June 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

No, this isn’t the board game involving dice and world domination, it’s the latest film by academy award winner Laura Poitras, who brought us the story of [more...]

Cities Beginning With B

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

This is the long-awaited update to a post I made in August of last year where I explained my situation to those who were interested. As one has come to expect from my life, [more...]

A Land of Ice and Fire

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 // 2 Comments

As with my other photosets, clicking on a photo will open a larger version, and text in red represents a clickable link. On arriving in Reykjavik, I immediately went to visit [more...]

Sat Bains

Friday, December 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Those who have followed the recent happenings of my life know that it hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing. Shaken with uncertainty, and unpredictability, routine becomes a [more...]

Imposter vs Turing

Saturday, October 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

This feeling, often described as imposter syndrome, where a person is unable to internalise their own achievements despite evidence to the contrary is one which I perpetually feel [more...]

The Myth of Ready

Saturday, October 3, 2015 // 3 Comments

Are you ready? Of course you aren’t. Who knows what the future holds? You certainly don’t. [more...]

The Situation

Friday, August 28, 2015 // 3 Comments

My life isn’t exactly a shining example of what people imagine as being “normal”, but in recent times it has made the transition from being simply [more...]

Clockwork Chapter 1

Saturday, July 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Backwards and forwards, left to right, side to side it went. To and fro, turning and returning, engines turning, energy loading and releasing. The essential balance is found [more...]

Venus

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 // 3 Comments

Photo: NASA Every now and then, I find myself in the rather frustrating position of having to defend climate science to people who not only do not understand it, but are [more...]

Setting Up Encrypted Email on OSX

Saturday, March 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

It has recently come to my attention that strong cryptography, while readily available (and free) is not straightforward to use for most people. Someone really ought to build [more...]

On Leadership

Thursday, March 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Until relatively recently, there was a running joke among trekkies that only the even-numbered films were any good. This is generally true, but as a die-hard fan, I’ve [more...]

Finish Line Cameras

Sunday, February 8, 2015 // 1 Comment

Earlier today I was watching the live feed of one of speed skating’s regular “world cup” events – one of a series of races held throughout the skating [more...]

Citizenfour

Sunday, February 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

This may be one of the most important films you see all year. Of the nine films I managed to catch at the Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival (CPH:DOX), this [more...]

Selma

Sunday, January 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Essential viewing, and often uncomfortable, not only because it reminds us of a dark time in human history, but because it holds a mirror up to us and challenges us here in [more...]
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