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  1. Lessons From A Pandemic

    At this point in 2020, there’s a global pandemic. It’s a surreal experience because everyone is going through the same restrictions but all in such a personal way. It’s only been around a couple of months under lock down but for me it’s already been quite a journey. I wanted to write down my thoughts…

  2. 2019 Year-In-Review

    Another year, another review! This is the third year (past reviews: 2018, 2017) that I’ve done this review and I think it’s an extremely useful exercise. The past year has gone by in a flash (although at times, it didn’t seem that way) and it’s always a good idea to take stock of things and…

  3. Book Impressions — 2019-Q4

    Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom A re-read of this classic book that my friend gave me a while ago. I was looking for something lighter to read on my bookshelf (which is made up of a mix of many non-fiction books that I have and haven’t read but very few fictions books), and I…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…