Month: April 2018

  • Cardinal rule of internet comments:

    The value of an individual comment is inversely proportional to it’s nesting (indentation) within the thread.

  • Lolita (first read)

    I finally read this last December or so at the recommendation of a friend (who is much more widely read than I). I look forward to a second read at some point in the future. Below are my notes from the first read. They are extracted from a message to my friend, forgive the unpolished […]

  • Paul Graham, Wealth, and Skin in the Game

    I was re-reading Paul Graham’s Wealth essay today when I realized that he’s talking about Nassim Taleb’s idea of “skin in the game”: I think everyone who gets rich by their own efforts will be found to be in a situation with measurement and leverage. Everyone I can think of does: CEOs, movie stars, hedge […]