Happy B’day, Warren Buffett!

It's Warren Buffett's birthday today! Born on 30th August 1930, he completes 91 years today! I have written several times on this blog about Warren Buffett! He and Charlie Munger (Age 97 and still very active!) are one of the few living legends I admire and follow closely. I discovered Warren Buffett sometime in early... Continue Reading →

Rare Vintage Talk By Warren Buffett At University of Tennessee 2003

There are few people I closely follow and never get enough of. Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Naval Ravikant are some of them. Books about them, their own writing have been valuable resource, just as it has been for many decades and centuries. However, one of the new formats, which is... Continue Reading →

Elon Musk – The Genius

I am not yet convinced if Elon Musk is a crazy person or an amazing genius - in terms of his dreams and big bets. But this eccentric capital allocation approach suggests that he is a genius. He has grown that $180m to $167 Billion in less than 15-20 years! Yes, it's billion with a... Continue Reading →

Magic of Powerpoint

NY Times July 30, 1987: Microsoft buys Forethought, maker of PowerPoint, for $14M in cash Today: PowerPoint has 500M usersMicrosoft Office is $30B+ revenue per year$14M of Microsoft stock from July 1987 would be worth ~$10B today This is a good example of the "moat" Warren Buffett always talks about. In a way Bill Gates... Continue Reading →

Remembering Lee Iacocca

I just woke up to the news that iconic business leader Lee Iacocca, who led Ford and Chrysler in 70's and 80's passed away at age 94. I really liked Lee and followed him a lot though he had retired from public/business life long ago. His autobiography was one of the first Business biographies I... Continue Reading →

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