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  • This modern academy in Thailand is grooming the next generation of the nation’s most gifted minds. Only 70 students are accepted from 5000 applicants after a series of tests. Classes are named after the four houses of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and quotes from figures like Galileo Galilei and Steve Jobs are used. Located in […]

  • Ikigai

    The True Meaning of Ikigai: Definitions, Diagrams & Myths about the Japanese Life Purpose

  • Tep Sovichet is a young Cambodian font designer. He’s active in the Cambodian tech community. Currently, he’s a type director and co-founder of Anagata Design. In this interview, I asked him about his aspiration to design Khmer types. He also told me about the origin and present of Khmer scripts. He wants to design better […]

  • Meet Sambath Meas

    I recently had the privilege of interviewing Sambath Meas, a Khmer American writer based in Chicago, Illinois. She is the author of two books, “The Immortal Seeds: Life goes on for a Khmer family” and “The Governor’s Daughter: The Scribes of Brahmadhan, Rise of the Eugenicists.” As a fan of her work for a while, […]

  • THARUM BUN, 32, BLOGGER Tharum Bun, 32, is an experienced voice in the Cambodian blogosphere and digital media space. Blogging since 2004, he’s been a contributing writer for the Phnom Penh Post, Asian Correspondents, The United Nations’s Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) and Global Voices online. He has worked as a digital media strategist for […]

  • A wise old owl

    “A wise old owl lived in an oak, The more he has the less he spoke, The less he spoke, the more he heard, Why aren’t we all like that wise old bird?” Edward Hersey Richards This poem is a simple, yet powerful reminder of the importance of listening more and speaking less. The wise […]