1. The dangers of information overload. We are wallowing in an unprecedented amount of information and this will just continue to rise. Computer and mobile phone storage sizes follow the same trend as a consequence of faster internet(at least on some countries) and then the continuing rise of social networking…


-CONTAINS SPOILERS-

What is it about?

Imagine “Starship Troopers” meets “I Am Legend” meets “The Maze Runner”. Basically a teenage sci-fi movie, it tells a story of the protagonist, Joel Dawson, who risks his life to meet a girl he loves, and in the journey meets helpful friends. …


Thinking randomly is like randomly splattering paint on canvas expecting to produce a Mona Lisa. Or it’s like randomly chipping the surface of a block of marble and expecting to form a Statue of David. Though one could eventually come up with a new concept or design, random thinking usually…


Book Summary

We default to truth and assume transparency and we disregard context when talking to strangers.

The concept of “defaulting to truth” was explained using the story of CIA experts being played by a Cuban spy for years because of our human tendency to “default to truth”, meaning, we…


I feel like there is a central premise to writing that we are getting wrong. And this might be preventing writers on writing more(stories, essays, books, etc). …


Words have power. Not in a mushy Instagram-quote-of-the-day way, but in a literal sense. Something tangible. Like a glass of water that can quench a thirst. Or a hammer that can break a window. It can flip a switch inside a mind. Or like the Infinity Gauntlet in Avengers, manipulate…


-CONTAINS SPOILERS-

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Who Would Like It:

Nolan fans, obviously. Mindf*ck movies enthusiasts. Sci-fi addicts.

General Thoughts

Not gonna lie, I did not understand around 70% of the major plot points on first(normal pace) viewing. Even if I had to pause and rewind several times…


I’ve always thought about stories, and writing them. At least since my interest in being a writer grew. As a storyteller, you can be very confident about your stories as you are writing them and they can still turn out to be too cheesy for some readers, or too boring…


What is it about?

This epic novel is about Captain Ahab’s and his crew’s quest to capture and kill the legendary albino whale Moby Dick. It’s almost part adventure-part documentary or even encyclopedic in its breadth and detail of description about whales and the whaling life.

General Thoughts

There were…


What is it about?

It’s an epic story of a man named Shadow who just got out of prison and learned that his wife died in an accident. …

Mark Alvin Ligaya

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store