Posts by Josephine Xu

Life-changing ideas

When I was a kid, my mother used to read stories before I went to sleep.¬† In those fairy-tales and fables, she read to me that…

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Paying for Perception

It’s been a long time since I blogged last time. Life has been extremely busy and tough for me, but fortunately I recovered. For some reason,…

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The moment I became an interviewer

It’s that huge recruitment season again. UBC Career Services have been sending invitations to networking events, career fairs, info sessions and so on non-stop over these…

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Are you rational?

One thing I as an economics student get asked most is: why do economists think people are rational? Surely people don’t do calculations or complicated logical…

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Betting on the future, anyone?

I was browsing random pages and chatting with random friends earlier on, and two terms grasped my attention: futurology and prediction market. Futurology is pretty self-explanatory:…

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New Face for the Good Old Facebook

I didn’t notice the new layout of Facebook has changed until last night. One reason is that I use Tweetdeck and that gives me few reason…

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An introduction? Maybe.

Well well well, here I am. In the middle of the night just done with one item out of maybe dozens on my to-do list. So…

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