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Thought of The Day

25th May 2018

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Anatomy of A Blowup

I read the following news about Jet Airways:

  • JET AIRWAYS posts loss after 11 straight quarters of profits
  • Loss higher than past 6 quarters of profit combined
  • Fuel costs and higher other expenses dent numbers

It reminded me of the following side explaining Nassim Nicolas Taleb’s assertion of “Anatomy of A Blowup”

Few days ago, Prof. Sanjay Bakshi had tweeted the same image with another example.

Great insight! The pattern is not as rare as it appears to be. Maybe, we should factor the Black Swan event as a certainty…given a long enough period.

Thought of The Day

24th May 2018

Thought of The Day

23rd May 2018

Puzzle

Use digits in the place of letters to solve the above equation. Each letter represents different digit.

Chess Puzzle

White to play and mate in 2 moves! 🤔

Thought of The Day

22nd May 2018

AIB: Honest Engineering Campus Placements

If you are/were an Engineering student in India and/or familiar with Engineering Campus Placements, you would love this 3-part funny series by AIB (All India Bakchod).

Warning: Foul and indecent language and references at many places. Viewers’ discretion is recommended

Thought of The Day

21st May 2018

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