Random Link ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Jun 1, 2018 » The Psychology of Money [Morgan Housel] 1 min; updated Sep 2, 2021 The Psychology of Money. Morgan Housel. http://www.collaborativefund.com/blog/the-psychology-of-money/ . Jun 1, 2018. People underestimate the role played by luck. Given $$N$$ investors, if $$N$$ is large enough, a couple of them will luck their way into billions. But every investor seems to be doing due diligence. The successful ones will be more convinced that their methods really work. Considering the amount of investing books out there, we should be seeing a lot more Warren Buffets in the world.... Nov 22, 2018 » You Probably Won't Make it to the Top [DHH] 1 min; updated Sep 2, 2021 You Probably Won't Make it to the Top. David Heinemeier Hansson (DHH). https://m.signalvnoise.com/youre-probably-won-t-make-it-to-the-top-8d2146abb790 . Nov 22, 2018. Fallacy: If you really set your mind to it, you can do it… That’s how I did it. I just wanted it more, worked hard, and eventually all my dreams came true. I won’t say it’s easy, but it’s up to you! Odds are overwhelmingly that you will not make it to the top.... Dec 13, 2019 » Third Base [Scott Galloway] 2 min; updated Sep 2, 2021 Third Base Not recognizing your blessings feeds into the dark side of capitalism and meritocracy: success is a choice, and that those who haven’t achieved success are not unlucky, but unworthy. I’m relatively lucky. I don’t know how much of the techie hubris that I bear. I have unresolved feelings about meritocracy and fairness. Race is usually used as a proxy for bridging the gap, e.g. affirmative action at colleges.... Apr 26, 2020 » Philanthropy 3 min; updated Sep 2, 2021 Criticism/Defense Of Billionaire Philanthropy Taxes will probably not go to the same causes, e.g. reforming the bail system, grassroot efforts for migrants, etc. Admittedly, these are things that the government should be doing, but it seems that the government doesn’t do enough. Furthermore, some of these issues so politicized, e.g. immigrants, that government support can be fickle. Foundations are more effective than governments as they do their due diligence, e.... Dec 3, 2019 » We ran the numbers, and there really is a pipeline problem in eng hiring. [interviewing.io] 2 min; updated Mar 14, 2021 We ran the numbers, and there really is a pipeline problem in eng hiring. Aline Lerner. http://blog.interviewing.io/we-ran-the-numbers-and-there-really-is-a-pipeline-problem-in-eng-hiring/ . https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=21694348 . Dec 3, 2019. Wait, but research shows: STEM in early education is unfriendly to children from underrepresented backgrounds Lack of a level playing field and unequal access to quality STEM education Hostile university culture in male-dominated CS programs Biased hiring practices Non-inclusive work environments cause higher churn of underrepresented folk.... May 21, 2018 » 06. Sunny 1 min; updated Mar 14, 2021 Elizabeth met Sunny in Stanford’s Mandarin program. She was 18, he was 19 years older and married. Elizabeth had struggled and gotten bullied and Sunny helped her out. Sunny was arrogant and demeaning to employees. Sunny was a sucker for #hours clocked in. 8 hours a day showed a lack of dedication. But Elizabeth had utmost confidence in him. That Sunny (COO) and Elizabeth (CEO) were dating wasn’t disclosed to the board....