Let’s start with the obvious. What are you reading this article on, right now?
I would bet, a screen. (-2000 odds)
If you’re one of those lucky ones that got faxed this article, you can Venmo request my bookie.
But the rest of us are looking at them all day, and are well aware of it.
This is not another generic article denouncing toxic social media, fake news or technology—it’s about understanding reality and doing something about it.
Enter blue light. Laptops, phones and tablets all emit it, and they emit a lot of it. …
Why do we fall, Mr. Wayne?
So we can learn to pick ourselves back up.
- Alfred Pennyworth
I hated reading books in high school.
I used to think to myself — why would anyone waste their time reading hundreds of dull pages when you could just use SparkNotes? Or watch the Great Gatsby movie?
My goals in life included hanging out, playing video games, and having fun. The Scarlet Letter was not contributing much to either of those goals, so I wanted nothing to do with it.
Besides, being all studious and intellectual isn’t exactly the cool thing to…
It’s good to learn from your mistakes. It’s better to learn from other people’s mistakes. — Warren Buffet
With almost everyone still working from home and many banks announcing significant changes to their internship formats, it’s likely this year’s investment banking summer analysts will have an internship experience like never before.
But whether you end up doing your internship at home, in New York City, or at your nearest National Park, the fundamentals of being a great intern won’t change very much.
I made it to the final round of our intern LBO pitch competition, received all-around good feedback, got…
Perfect systems are really hard to make.
That’s why we haven’t ever created any.
Governments, the economy, regulations, computers and social media are not perfect, because we’re not perfect either.
The only systems you could really call perfect are the natural ones — earth’s ecosystems, thermodynamics, special relativity and the energy-mass relationship.
For example, if you remember high school physics, you know that the beauty of E = MC² is that the total net amount of energy & matter in the universe remains constant forever, although it can change from energy to matter and vice-versa.
In other words, all that…
Ops + Infrastructure @ Visa. UT Austin Grad. Former Wall Street intern. 📍Austin, TX