2018 is winding to an end. Here’s a review of some of the books I’ve read this year and my thoughts on them. The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf is an extremely powerful narrative on how the beauty myth keeps women… Read More
One of the most fascinating talks I’ve heard in awhile. Neri Oxman utilizes multiple mental models in mechanical engineering, material sciences, and biology to synthesize a new type of bio-inspired design.
If you know me, you know that I mostly shoot concrete jungles, but actual jungles are fascinating. Australia has some impressively weird flora and fauna. I was lucky enough to take a trip to the rainforest and snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef! On the… Read More
Seneca’s writing induced a fundamental paradigm shift for me, especially in what to fret about. For most of my adult life, I have always been concerned that I wouldn’t achieve what I dreamed of. During a conversation with a friend over dinner in which I… Read More
The best students understood the role intensity plays in productivity and therefore went out of their way to maximize their concentration. Busyness as Proxy for Productivity: In the absence of clear indicators of what it means to be productive and valuable in their jobs, many… Read More
Work super hard. Instead of getting an apartment, he rented a small office and slept on the couch, showered at the YMCA. 7 days a week, all the time. Girlfriend slept in the office. Every waking hour if you’re starting a company. If you’re… Read More
1. Focus your energy on one thing and do it well. Don’t spread your resources (time, money, energy) too thin. 2. Multi-tasking decreases productivity by at least 40%. If you work 8 hours a day, that’s around 3 hours and 12 minutes worth of productivity… Read More
What Would Happen If We Just Gave People Money? By Andrew Flowers Filed under Economic Policy Published Apr 25, 2016 http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/universal-basic-income/ Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft,… Read More
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