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:

 

 

Weekly Kaizen

History:

‘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.

Philosophy:

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

Investing:

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.

Podcast:

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