Monthly Archives: April 2019
As an individual, I believe a lot in processes. If you have a process and you are disciplined, the outcomes should be in your favour. Not all the time, but most of the times. As a student of investing, I wanted to make the decision-making process robust. I also know that outcomes are beyond one’s […]
A dear friend of mine gets a call tell him his mother is no more! A shocking call to receive for anyone. Inevitable but nothing prepares us for it. A couple of days later, he’s booking tickets to fly to his home town in another continent. I spend an inordinate amount of time with this […]
A long read about critical ingredients which are necessary to build a company. Lenny Rachitsky does a splendid job and gives an actionable plan to all the budding leaders.
We have a lift out of our moonshots — first investment in an insurance start-up. The thesis is simple. The insurance industry is opaque. You feed your details, and you get a price to insure your stuff. Wrisk wants to bring transparency where you know why your insurance premium is what it is. It is […]
Vishal Khandelwal is one of my favourite thinkers out there. A sensible guy who is a devout investor.
On my flight back from Lyon I spot this advert. The image appears to be crowdsourced and also the photographer is credited as well. I believe this is the right way forward for any brand that wants to connect with its audience. It creates user-generated images which adds life to what would otherwise be staged […]
As a student of Molecular Biology, the nature of molecules and how they function within our body has always fascinated me. A central molecule that one studies is DNA. How the DNA is synthesised, to how it replicates, how does it create the RNA messages needed for protein synthesis, etc. The discovery of the structure […]
Howard Marks letter every quarter is something that I eagerly look forward to. Q1 2019 letter can be found by clicking here. My favourite excerpts are below On the ability of the populism to stir people; Sound bites like these find receptive audeinces amonth people who are unhappy with their lot, whereas detecting the error […]
The debate is not whether QWERTY keyboard is better layout or not. The reality is most of us use that layout on our phones, laptops and desktops. So why should a parking meter be different? The above parking meter needs you to put your car registration number before you proceed to enter the number of […]
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries. Winston Churchill, House of Commons speech 22 October 1945