In a few months my elder son will be graduating from 9th grade and entering 10th grade. He is a voracious reader. He has read 100’s of fiction books. I am amazed by his ability to focus intensely, and complete a fiction book in one day. I read a lot of nonfiction books. My son…
Cliff Devries has lived half his life with total paralysis on his right side. 20 years ago, doctors found a 6-inch tumor near his brain. Surgery left him paralyzed from the neck down. After months of hard work, he regained use of his left side. Click here to read the rest.
Why are some people good in problem solving? Is it nature or nurture? Are there any tricks or gimmicks that we can used to become an effective problem solver? Click here to read the rest.
What’s a better learning strategy: covering a subject in full detail from top-to-bottom or progressively sharpening a quick overview? The better way to learn is to use the idea of progressive rendering. Get a rough outline as quickly as possible. Then gradually improve your understanding of the subject over time. This document is a rough outline…
Wonderla Holidays is in the amusement park industry. An amusement park is a collection of rides and activites to entertain a large group of people. I spent sometime studying the business model of Wonderla. Click here to read the rest.
In 2017 DJCO meeting, Charlie Munger recommended Ed Thorp’s autobiography A Man For All Markets to his cultists. Munger also told that Thorp was a very smart man and a mathematician with a high IQ. Click here to read the rest.
Indian Investing Conclave conducted an online session a couple of weeks back. In it 16 well known investor presented their investing philosophies. I spent sometime listening to the session and took detailed notes of 10 sessions. If there are errors in the notes, then it’s because of my negligence. Click here to read the rest.
Jeff Bezos admires David Shaw and he once told that David is one of the few people I know who has a fully developed left and right brain. Click here to read the rest.