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Hi, I'm Anthony!

Welcome to my little corner of the Internet, where I keep my writing and book notes. I'm a software engineer at Microsoft by day and spend my free time thinking about solar towers and helping humanity become a Kardashev II civilization.

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Most of my essays are about business, education, and what it means to be a citizen of the Internet. These essays are a record of my intellectual quest to make sense of the world. They’re the diary of my contemplative life.

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The Best Businesses Are Flywheels

All great businesses create positive feedback loops so that success in one area encourages growth in another. The more energy is dumped into the flywheel, the faster it'll spin, which then speeds it up even more.

Book Notes

Most of the important things I’ve learned have come from books, articles, speeches, and other media. In the hope that other people will enjoy them as well, I publicize all the notes I take.

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The Psychology of Money - By Morgan Housel

How we think and feel about money dictates how invest, save, and spend. If your psychology is messed up, your finances will be messed up as well. Housel provides some simple but effective rules for everyone to take to heart. If you read this and 'I Will Teach You To Be Rich', you'll be ahead of 99% of the population.