Weekly Kaizen – 16th of October

This week in  ‘Weekly Kaizen’, a collection of random links of interesting articles and videos:

Last week, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, publish an article on Medium discussing Ed Thoprs Memoir

Foreword to Ed Thorp’s Memoirs (A Man for All Markets)

Article from Brainpickings, discussing time:

The Psychology of Time and the Paradox of How Impulsivity and Self-Control Mediate Our Capacity for Presence

Article from Bloomberg: Biographer Ashlee Vance examines the troubles at Tesla, SpaceX, and SolarCity:

Elon Musk’s Wild Ride

The Economist Films produces high quality videos on a regular basis, one of their most recent video discusses the disruption in the energy market:

Oil and gas companies are facing major technological disruption

And finally and video explaining one of the highest and most powerful positions in the Roman Empire:



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‘Historia Civilis’ is a YouTube channel that provides educational videos of ancient Rome, this weeks video: Boudicca The Queen of the Iceni tribe in Britain.


Posted back in 2013 by Farnam Street, the importance of reading according to Seneca.


Probably one of the best educational Youtube channel’s for investors or students of finance: Aswath Damodarn published his session 1 Video: Introduction to the class. Don’t forget to also visit his blog.


Setting up a website/blog takes a lot more time than you anticipate, you have to ask yourself a lot of questions: How much control do I want? Which hosting provider to use? WordPress? And how does it work..?Luckily there is the Smart Passive Income website and podcast. On Episode 229, Pat Flynn, spoke with Jess Catorc:

Tips for Building a Simple and Effective Website and Brand with Jess Catorc