A few weeks ago, I tried to literally bore my 3yo to sleep by telling him everything I knew about nuclear and particle physics. It's a fair bit, it was my speciality once. Every night since then, as he's falling asleep, his little voice pipes up: "tell me about atoms daddy."
— Jason Heeris & 1247 others (@detly) September 12, 2019
In 2007 I was studying ethnobotany, thinking my future was in the Amazon studying traditional plant medicine
Then I saw a talk from Yochai Benkler, and read his masterpiece The Wealth of Networks
A thread on non-rival goods, commons based peer production, and OG #gameb thinking
— Conor White-Sullivan🧢 (@Conaw) September 15, 2019
1/ This is your periodic reminder that if you have not read these Charlie Munger speeches, you are a damn fool.
I have read these speech transcripts many times, both as a reminder of what I already should know and because I discover new ideas as I experience more of life.
— Tren Griffin (@trengriffin) September 15, 2019
Excited to take the Macroeconomics course at IIMA from next week (+History of course). Large shoes to fill in! (C Rangarajan, Ravindra Dholakia, TT Ram Mohan, @proferroldsouza, @ProfMorrisIIMA have taught this before). Q: Who are leading Indian macroeconomists of the 20th c.?
— Chinmay Tumbe (@ChinmayTumbe) September 17, 2019
A grad student comes to your office, asking for papers he/she should read. You are only allowed to say, "Go read everything _________ has ever written".
Who do you choose?
— Jamin Speer (@JaminSpeer) September 18, 2019