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Joseph Joseph said: " just read the first 2 chapters. I have read about game theory and the most optimal solution to it (tit for tat) elsewhere. This book summarizes many of such good concepts. I think it is a good read to provide an overview. Can delve further into the ...more "

 
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Just as an investor buying a house uses some of his own savings (equity) and a loan from a bank (debt) to buy a house, a REIT raises money from investors (equity) and takes a loan from banks (debt) to fund its properties. The ratio of debt ...more

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Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Eric Barker
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just read the first 2 chapters. I have read about game theory and the most optimal solution to it (tit for tat) elsewhere. This book summarizes many of such good concepts. I think it is a good read to provide an overview. Can delve further into the ...more
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Structures by J.E. Gordon
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this is an interesting read for a non science background reader (last taken in high school). it talks about concepts in physics. Admittedly, there are parts which I cannot fully fathom but overall one can still follow through the discussion points

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The Rise of Superman by Steven Kotler
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This is the book in a nutshell:
Q: How do these athletes beat the odds?
A: They push themselves further by ignoring the statistics telling them that they can't.
Q: Yeah, but how do they do that?
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb
“The observation of the numerous misfortunes that attend all conditions forbids us to grow insolent upon our present enjoyments, or to admire a man's happiness that may yet, in course of time, suffer change. For the uncertain future has yet to come, with all variety of future; and to him only to whom the divinity has [guaranteed] continued happiness until the end we may call happy.”
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets

Randy Pausch
“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.”
Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

George Sand
“Let us accept truth, even when it surprises us and alters our views.”
George Sand, Letters Of George Sand

“You can talk all you want about having a clear purpose and strategy for your life, but ultimately this means nothing if you are not investing the resources you have in a way that is consistent with your strategy.”
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“The safest road to Hell is the gradual one—the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.”
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