We’re all taking a collective “L” at the moment due to the coronavirus, so I’ve been thinking about what I’d like to accomplish during my time as a quarantine hobbit. What struck me as the most important (and interesting) topic to dive into is risk, specifically how it’s viewed and managed by real people.[Read more…] about A Conversation About Risk
There has been quite a bit of concern about the rise of automation lately, and it’s been a key component of the rise of nationalist, protectionist politics. Jobs have been getting scarce in some parts of the world, and it’s important that people have the skills to recognize automation trends and adapt accordingly.[Read more…] about How to Survive Automation
This is a quick guide for a common problem that I’ve noticed people have, especially when learning a new skill: picking a book. Enjoy.[Read more…] about The 2 Types of Books You Should Be Reading
It’s a natural and classically human desire to stand victoriously on top of the podium. Even if we don’t admit it, just about everyone internally wants to be the best at something.
Some people want to be great athletes, while others desire admiration for their works of art. No matter what the domain, the idea remains the same: we all want to be (or at least considered) great.[Read more…] about How to Be a World-Class Anything