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  1. Another Apocryphal Story

    Another great story that Charlie Munger has been telling more recently: A 14 year old boy asks Mozart: “How can I learn to be a great composer?” Mozart: “You’re far too young.” Boy: “But you were only 8 when you wrote your first symphony!” Mozart: “Yes, but I wasn’t going around asking people how to…

  2. Book Impressions — 2019-Q3

    The Demon Under the Microscope by Thomas Hager Often times we get so caught up in the latest technological advances that we don’t think about all the discoveries that came before us. This book is about perhaps one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century: antibiotics. Hager does a masterful job weaving between…