This month it will be 3 years since I kick-started my investment journey into the US public markets. I started off as a naive wide-eyed wannabe investor ready to buy hot “tip” penny stock and on my way to get that Ferrari. I’ve been humbled by the markets, it has taught me a lot about … Continue reading Is Stock Market = Gambling? Let’s look at the data.
Game of Thrones premiered the first episode of the final season. I binged watched the whole series from the beginning, this would be like 5th or 6th viewing for me. A lot of episodes are well produced, written and directed. So many characters to root for and hate on. My personal favorite is the character … Continue reading Two lessons from Sansa Stark
I quit Facebook little over 3 years ago, 2 years since Instagram. About 2 years since Twitter and I was never an avid Snapchat user. And now I can safely say that I don't have any social media addiction. So, how does it feel? I think there is a measurable increase in my overall "Happiness". … Continue reading It’s been 3 years since I quit Facebook. What has changed?
Disney recently announced that they are launching their own streaming service called Disney+. This will directly take on Netflix which currently dominates the video streaming market. Disney(DIS) is an '8-80 company'. An 8-80 company is the one whose products are used by 8-year kid, an 80-year elder and everyone in between. It also means that … Continue reading Disney+
On 10 April 2019 at 15:00 CEST (Brussels time) the European Commission presented a ground-breaking discovery by Event Horizon Telescope - an international scientific collaboration aiming to capture the first image of a black hole by creating a virtual Earth-sized telescope. This validates what Einstein proposed more than 100 years ago in 1915! There are … Continue reading When science is stranger than fiction
I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. There is a difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something” Step 1: Teach it to a childTake out a blank sheet of paper and write the subject you want to learn at the top.A lot of people tend to use complicated vocabulary … Continue reading Secret algorithm to learn anything new
This is Part 3 and the final of this multi-part summary. Read Part 1 and Part 2. Importance of having a group/buddy system:Have a buddy system to help you make more objective decision and forces you to think in bets. Most of the groups that we hang out with are based out of confirmation bias. … Continue reading Book Summary – Thinking in Bets-3