Type: Aside

That Course

While looking for something, sometimes you end up with a course website that has crazy assignments. At the moment you see it, you feel blessed for not taking such a course. Well, I am at the last lecture of such a course and I feel blessed to be able to complete it. Hooray!

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Late for Internship?

Well, I got an e-mail from a Turkish career website that I registered to find an internship position when I was a sophomore. They say that there is a position that matches with my information. Oh, thanks for your help to my career, it couldn’t be more useful than this.

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Where’s your CV?

Finally I’m working on updates of my CV. I decided to write it from scratch because earlier version is a mess. It takes time, I am losing my patience but I intend to finish it, today! Perhaps you can find my updated CV in a few days here. 🙂

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Busy Times Busy

I was planning to write a post about INFORMS Annual Meeting, but I am too busy since I came back. Assignments, midterms and projects are waiting for me (as always). Being busy is not bad, unless you have something that you are delaying for a long time. Despite that, I realized that I spend more time with my friends and...

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Pencil vs Conference Program

Well, it turns out that all the talks I need to attend at INFORMS Annual Meeting are in the same time slots. I need at least 3 more Sertalp to attend all of them! By the way, my schedule is empty for MA, MB, MC, TA, TD and WA time slots. I would like to hear if you have any...

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Honorary Degrees vs Pencil

I believe universities should not give honorary degrees. It has no meaning as long as universities award this degree in exchange for donations. In practice, it works for some universities. University of Virginia, MIT, Cornell, Vanderbilt, Stanford, CIT and Rice Universities don’t give honorary degrees [W]. I wish we had a similar policy in Lehigh, too. Instead, medals can be...

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Google Flight

I am a die-hard fan of Google Maps (previous version). For a long time, I played with its API and wrote several applications. Although I don’t like much the new Google Maps, I discover that it shows flights as direction! Google Flight (https://www.google.com/flights/) is a such a cool and über useful tool that you can plan a multi-city trip. I...

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