Making Decisions On Things You Understand:
Think very hard about the decisions you make, you only need to swing at the pitches that you know you understand.
Build A Model For Understanding the World:
What is it about your model of the world that is wrong? Understand how you understand the world.
Reading is the Gateway to Better Insights:
Read all the time. Learn all the time. You can take courses online. The information is out there. Exercise your brain by reading before bed. Ideally, spend at least 4 to 5 hours per day reading.
Salacious Stories Sell More, Unfortunately for the Reasonable:
Some of the sentiments about viruses are more salacious and therefore the press runs with those stories because of $ad revenue and traffic benefits to their websites.
Don’t Fear Failure:
You can still go forward.
Look for a Job You Would Take if You Didn’t Need a Job:
Life’s too short to take a job that you won’t be passionate about. We will solve cancer, obesity and climate change: Science is a big problem solver, these are the areas that we are going to solve.
Keynes Essays on Persuasion:
Keynes theorized that output would be 4x what it was in the 1930s. The distribution is a problem. But you free up people with the possibility to do other things when new technology distributes old processes. The people that fall behind on the weigh-side do need help for sure. There is a macro picture that is a total opportunity.