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Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor | Reflections & Notes

January 7, 2019

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Tren Griffin. Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor. Columbia University Press, 2015. (209 pages) REFLECTIONS I have always considered money to be a reflection of something more than mere dollars and cents. Add to that Yuval Noah Harari’s description of money as a mere fiction, and we have an insightful sense of what money is, how it […]

The 10 Toughest Questions We Get, By Bill and Melinda Gates | Letter & Reflections

February 13, 2018

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Our 2018 Annual Letter: The 10 Toughest Questions We Get February 13, 2018 By Bill Gates and Melinda Gates We are outspoken about our optimism. These days, though, optimism seems to be in short supply. The headlines are filled with awful news. Every day brings a different story of political division, violence, or natural disaster [or […]

Banking On Bitcoin | Reflections

October 22, 2017

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Banking on Bitcoin, 2016 [NR] Reflections I think it’s appropriate to begin with this thought, as written by Harari: Money is not coins and banknotes. Money is anything that people are willing to use in order to represent systematically the value of other things for the purpose of exchanging goods and services. (177) Therefore, while […]