Old Tricks are Time-Tested and a New Year Resolution

Or how to increase the probability of pulling her home I had a date last night with a cute girl from Israel I had number closed last week in a bar. I tried to meet her close to my home but she suggested to meet anywhere downtown. I  shouldn't have gone for it. We met at … Continue reading Old Tricks are Time-Tested and a New Year Resolution

Write Only About What You Know

Or how to avoid fallacies in the era of massive information Only read from first-hand knowledgeable people. There are a lot of people who have first-hand, valuable, daily experience in your areas of interest. Some people are knowledgeable about women and finances. But there aren't many people who are successful, knowledgeable and write about their … Continue reading Write Only About What You Know

Book Review #18: Milton Friedman – Free to Choose

This is 1979's previous book to Capitalism and Freedom, but it's still as good as a read as its successor. The proof is, while both books broadly defend the same ideas (free market, privatization, individual freedom), they where both commercial successes and still remain relevant in the macroeconomics body of knowledge. These were the years … Continue reading Book Review #18: Milton Friedman – Free to Choose

Book Review #17: Milton Friedman – Capitalism and Freedom (1982)

MILTON FRIEDMAN (1912-2006) is a legend in economics (Chicago School) and one of the most coherent paladins of capitalism we had. It's a must read, alongside with his other book "Free to Choose", for those who still believe socialism is good, or even viable. For those of you who are inept at macroeconomics, this is … Continue reading Book Review #17: Milton Friedman – Capitalism and Freedom (1982)

Book Review #16: Nassim Nicholas Taleb -Skin in the Game

What a book to review. It's a contemporary classic. Taleb is an academic, but also a trader and a weightlifter. His thesis dwelves around the fact that systems who operate under the management of people who are not destroyed if the systems collapse suck. And he is right. I read Antifragile and at least another … Continue reading Book Review #16: Nassim Nicholas Taleb -Skin in the Game