Sigmoid

trylks
I write what I wish I could have read on the Internet or learned at school, but I had to find out by myself. Life is too short to find out all by yourself. Ask me anything everybody should know but cannot be found on the Internet.
Created 24 Sep 2021
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  • How to know that you know enough
    02 Jul 2022 1 0
    Step 1: Study Step 2: Practice and try Just do it, safely. Avoid critical failure and ruin, e.g. bankruptcy risk. That is why surgeons and pilots practice with corpses and simulations. Two things to n...
  • The management bubble
    18 Jun 2022 1 0
    The everything bubble includes everything, and an integral part of everything is management. Succinctly: An economic bubble is defined as a situation in which asset prices are much higher than their a...
  • Decreasing the pace
    04 Jun 2022 1 0
    Three things happened in quick succession in the past few weeks: News got too interesting, and started to consume more of my time. Social networks got unsatisfying: I did more scrolling to find less. ...
  • Managing ignorance
    28 May 2022
    The best way and the most usual1 way of managing ignorance2 may be understanding the limits of your knowledge and solving them. We may do this in a number of ways. They will normally be in one of two ...
  • Handicapping COVID
    21 May 2022 1 0
    COVID scares me, more than most people may imagine and for reasons that most people will not understand. If you want to be worried, you have come to the right place. Otherwise please read no further, ...
  • “Truth has predictive power”
    14 May 2022 1 0
    This past week has been unusual in the markets — stocks, crypto, etc. Awareness of the past may help to predict the future, but more so awareness of the present. There is no shortage of competing expl...
  • The metaverse
    07 May 2022 1 0
    tl;dr: The future may take two paths: dystopian, or utopian. In the dystopian path: The real world is terrible: jobs are stressful, provide low wages, and escaping reality is necessary. Jobs require p...
  • How and what to learn
    30 Apr 2022 1 0
    “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” — Lao Tzu Information is abundant, so are teachers especially in video and book forms. Searching ...
  • Subtraction
    23 Apr 2022 1 0
    “I didn't have time to write you a short letter, so I wrote you a long one.” — Mark Twain I am going to intensify my effort on concision. I might lose some occasional week post: later, shorter, and be...
  • Don't correct people on the Internet
    16 Apr 2022
    tl;dr: Do not try to force knowledge into anyone. Focus your efforts on asking and learning from the right sources, and using that knowledge to make better stuff. Argue less, learn more, build better....
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