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Christopher Nguyen
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Attends University of Southern California
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Experts estimate that more than 3 million Americans between the ages of eight and 18 could be suffering from video game dependency.
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Colombian army hides morse code in a pop song to alert hostages that rescue was imminent: http://www.theverge.com/2015/1/7/7483235/the-code-colombian-army-morsecode-hostages
To reach hostages held deep in the Colombian jungle, the Colombian army turned to an ad man and wrote a pop song
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3 more Loveca before I do my 10+1 pull. 3 more Loveca before I have my heart broken by the RNG...
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Big Data and academia's disconnect resulting in brain drain: https://jakevdp.github.io/blog/2013/10/26/big-data-brain-drain/
Update, August 2014: see Hacking Academia, my most recent reflection on this subject. Regardless of what you might think of the ubiquity of the "Big Data" meme, it's clear that the growing size of datasets is changing the way we approach the world around us. This is true in fields from industry ...
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The Dunning-Kruger effect, why incompetent people don't realize they're incompetent: http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/confident-idiots-92793/
The trouble with ignorance is that it feels so much like expertise. A leading researcher on the psychology of human wrongness sets us straight.
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A concept that best describes the shift in my entertainment/electronics preferences: no longer having "teen-levels" of free time
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I love it when my local orchestra puts youtube clips of classical pieces they'll perform and the videos have anime characters in them.
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This sounds like a common message I'm hearing from friends/family who pursue PhDs http://www.johnskylar.com/post/107416685924/a-career-in-science-will-cost-you-your-firstborn
"I hate science." In six years of graduate school, this has to be the phrase I’ve heard most frequently from my colleagues. People who have dedicated their lives to science. People who made a decision...
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Adapted from Without You, There Is No Us: My Time With the Sons of North Korea’s Elite by Suki Kim. Out now from Crown Publishers. Essay was a much-dreaded word among my students. It was the fall of 2011, and I was teaching English at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology in...
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On Alexey Pajitnov, the man who created Tetris: http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-man-who-made-tetris
Life gets pretty chill after creating 'Tetris' and escaping the KGB.
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That some people can't differentiate between confidence levels and confidence intervals make me sadface.
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Platina Jazz guys are back at it again with a rendition of Tiny Palm from the Clannad anime: Platina Jazz - Chiisana Tenohira - live at Billboard Live Tokyo
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Any plans for fifth album? xD
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Occupation
Accounting, Anime blogging
Employment
  • Anime Instrumentality Blog
    Editor-in-Chief, 2008 - present
  • Vietnamese Community of Orange County
    Finance Administrator, 2010 - 2011
  • Seiler, LLP
    Accountant, 2006 - 2009
  • Pectel, Inc
    Accountant, 2009 - 2011
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Gender
Male
Birthday
December 26
Relationship
Single
Story
Tagline
Christopher Nguyen is an anime fan who's leaving his former life as an accountant to pursue business school.
Introduction
Christopher Nguyen is a former public accountant who's making the jump into business school for his MBA and is looking to work more in the area of technology.  In his spare time, Christopher Nguyen enjoys writing about anime and anime music, with special focus on soundtracks rather than the J-Pop OP/EDs.

Christopher Nguyen is also an avid soccer player and fan and can be found playing local pick-up games or rooting for the US National Teams.
Bragging rights
2nd place finish in Microsoft Imagine Cup Business Plan Competition
Education
  • University of Southern California
    Masters in Business Administration, 2011 - present
  • University Of California Berkeley
    Business Administration, 2002 - 2006