This year Sina:
· spent several days hiking the Grand Canyon.
· finished grad school.
· circled the Mediterranean.
· witnessed a revolution in real-time.
· became extremely intolerant of intolerance.
· made some very smart investments.
· became fascinated with organizational systems, processes, and innovation.
· and also artificial intelligence, consciousness, and natural selection.
· started a new project — or, a new journey.
· became a mentor.
· went back to work. sigh.
· went back to commuting, even if only temporarily. double sigh.
It all looks good on paper. Never trust paper.