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
Thinking in bets by Annie Duke is one of the better books I’ve read recently.This is Part 2 of a multi-part summary. Read Part 1 here.Here are some of the concepts I liked: Biases come from beliefs. Our beliefs then to interfere with our decisions. For instance, if you were to predict if your friend … Continue reading Book Summary – Thinking in Bets-2
Thinking in bets by Annie Duke is one of the better books I've read recently.This is Part 1 of a multi-part summary.Here are some of the concepts I liked: Hindsight bias:Hindsight bias is a term used in psychology to explain the tendency of people to overestimate their ability to have predicted an outcome that could not … Continue reading Book Summary – Thinking in Bets-1
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inbox.google.com is my most visited and time spent website for the past 3 years. I've used my fair share of email clients from Microsoft Outlook to good ol' gmail, but Inbox by google remains my favorite. Even the mobile version of the email client is pretty good. I read a lot of newsletters and I … Continue reading RIP Inbox by Google