Sunday, April 1, 2018


“People create their worlds with the tools they have directly at hand. Faulty tools produce faulty results. Repeated use of the same faulty tools produces the same faulty results. It is in this manner that those who fail to learn from the past doom themselves to repeat it. It’s partly fate. It’s partly inability. It’s partly… unwillingness to learn? Refusal to learn? Motivated refusal to learn?” -Jordan Peterson, 12 Rules for Life [H/T Taubes]

This circulated several years ago, but in case any readers have never seen it [H/T @FocusedCompound].... Notes from Joel Greenblatt’s Special Situation Class at Columbia Business School from 2002 through 2006

The New 2018–2019 Uber Cannibals - by Mohnish Pabrai (LINK)

How to Talk to People About Money - by Morgan Housel (LINK)

Domino’s Pizza Founder Tom Monaghan’s Five Priorities for Success - by Ian Cassel (LINK)

Friar Tuck Financial Services: A Classic Unbundle/Re-bundle Strategy - by Tren Griffin (LINK)

Facebook and the Awakening of Our Private Selves - by Rick Bookstaber (LINK)

Scott Galloway, Prof. NYU Stern School of Business – Keynote | OMR18 (video) (LINK)

The History of Singapore: The Miracle of Asia (Full Documentary) [H/T Tim Ferriss] (LINK)
Related book (which a mentor of mine once said was probably the most useful book ever written): From Third World to First: The Singapore Story - 1965-2000
Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity (MetaLearn Podcast) (LINK)

Book of the day [H/T Josh Wolfe]: Immortality: The Quest to Live Forever and How It Drives Civilization – by Stephen Cave