Thoughts on “The Upside of Being A Late Bloomer”

I recently came across this interesting and thought provoking article titled "The Art of Blooming Late" which appeared in the May-June 2019 issue of Harvard Business Review. Nassim Nicolas Taleb once dismissed HBR and similar publications as "Soft porn for intellectuals"! He is usually dismissive of such publications and "research materials" which use circular citation... Continue Reading →

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Happy B’day Leonhard Euler

Leonhard Euler, arguably the most influential mathematician in history, the ‘master of us all’ in the words of Pierre-Simon Laplace, was born on this day, 15 April in 1707. Explore the wonderful Euler Archive here! And here is a Youtube documentary of the great mathematician... https://youtu.be/fEWj93XjON0 All the following symbols in mathematics were inteoduced by... Continue Reading →

Once In A Blue Moon…

What is the meaning of "Once in a Blue Moon"? 🤔 A Blue Moon 🌑 refers to the second of two full moons 🌕 to fall within a single calendar month. According to Google the frequency of a blue moon is f=1.167×10-8 hertz thus converting to years: Once in Blue Moon 🌑 ~= 2.7 years

Day 1: 7 Books I Love

I am going to cheat a bit. Instead of "a book a day" I am going to post "a category of books". ☺️😎🙏 I tried finding ONE book per day but couldn't. In fact even category of books is a difficult and insufficient choice. Anyways...will go ahead with "Category of Books"... Day 1: Books on... Continue Reading →

Compounding Is The Eighth Wonder Of The World

Saw this interesting message on Twitter. Forgot to note the person who posted it and now I cannot find him. Will update once I find. --------------------------------------------------- Attached list has names arranged in descending order of best CAGR returns in recorded investing history. Warren Buffet sits somewhere in middle. So why is he the most successful... Continue Reading →

Empires and Rulers of India

Saw this interesting video of various dynasties and rulers that ruled India from ancient times... This raises several questions in my mind, if the depiction is true. Why do we have so many regional languages if the empires were so widespread and for such long periods? The languages in many cases are not derivatives of... Continue Reading →

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