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AI for learning

I spent significant time this first ten days of Jan 2021 trying to learn more about decision making. I am currently reading a couple of books, reading online articles and watching videos. I am not certain that this is the best way to learn something. 

So far, I have encountered several...
2021-01-10 00:12:27

Mustafa

And this is Mustafa.
Hello, Mustafa said to me. 

It was my first day of my first job right out of college. And someone was taking me around and introducing me to the folks in the department. Mustafa happened to sit in the cube next to me. 

I heard a slight accent and...
2021-01-08 05:02:11

Double

Many years ago around 2008, someone I knew asked me to invest in the stock market. Seeing how every single thing was plummeting tot he ground, I thought the idea was insane. NPR was talking about in 25 days, wall street could reach 0 if it keeps falling the way...
2021-01-08 00:56:31

Corruption & Power
Jury

The last few months my interest in topics like corruption, power, bias and leadership has increased very sharply. I have come to understand that my view was too simplistic. There are few things in life that are that simple. 

In 2020, I came in contact with many instances of abuse of...
2021-01-07 01:02:34

Mastery
Good & bad decisions

Continuing on my hunt for a good understanding of decision making.... 

What is classified as a good decision versus a bad decision? 
 
Characteristics of a good decision:
1) Good decisions are objective. 
2) Good decisions are made in the without haste, stress and anxiety 
3) Good decisions are made after getting full information
4) Good decisions...
2021-01-06 00:39:10

Mastery
Decision making

I have decided to try and learn as much as I can about decision making for the month of January. 

When I think about all the mistakes I have made in the past, it comes down to some bad decisions. The very good things in the past also came down to...
2021-01-04 19:59:23

Does 80/20 make sense?

I remember the first time I heard of the pareto principle of 80-20. It sounded fascinating to me. I wanted to use it to drastically improve my time management skills. 

I find that I gravitate towards such mind hacks to get more out of my routine. it is only 2020 that...
2021-01-02 05:07:12

Mastery
Mastery List - Edited

A few days ago, I created a list of things I wanted to build a deep understanding and expertise on. 
It was a list of just 10 complex topics. 


And I started the first step to try and learn about them via books, articles and video/podcasts. The more I looked for sources...
2021-01-01 06:52:26

Retrospective
Ready.

2020 has been a horrible year. 
I know everyone is saying that but I can't articulate just how much I loath this year. 

I do not recall a year where I have been this anxious, sad, terrified and hopeless. 
But I have also done more this year than any in recent memory. 

I remember...
2021-01-01 00:19:32