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.
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.All Posts
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.
Given a long enough timeframe and even the smallest growth rate, the sky's the limit. Small changes add up to become big ones.
The West is no longer optimistic about the future. We’ve stopped building, dreaming, and doing. It’s time to reverse that trend.
I recently turned 24 and so I felt justified in giving some unsolicited bits of life advice.
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.
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.
Amazing deconstruction of what it takes to become the very best in a field. A must read for anyone who wants to accomplish great things.
This book changed my life. Offers a near-timeless blueprint for learning how to say "no", question your assumptions and making better use of your time, money, and life.
To do valuable work, you need to focus. Yet we're more distracted than ever. Great thoughts on the importance of deep, uninterrupted focus and how to make it a part of your life.