"If-" by Rudyard Kipling
Last Updated March 10, 2019, 3:41 p.m. by Author
"If—" is a poem by Rudyard Kipling, written circa 1895 as a tribute to Leander Starr Jameson. It is a literary example of Victorian-era stoicism. The poem, first published in "Rewards and Fairies" (1910), is written in the form of paternal advice to the poet's son, John.
If you ...
Book Synopsis: "Mastering the Market Cycle" by Howard Marks
Last Updated March 9, 2019, 6:58 p.m. by Author
The book covered here is, as the title say, a layman's guide to the market cycles. I find the book a good introduction to market cycles for somebody who starts his adventure with investing and want to move the odds a little in his favour. For a seasoned investor ...
Book Synopsis: "Factfulness" by Hans Rosling
Last Updated March 4, 2019, 9:34 p.m. by Author
The book described in this post consists of ten chapters, each describing a different 'mind bias' that makes us susceptible to hold untrue opinions about the world. Throughout the book, the tries to tackle the common biases with some data and examples that contradict the so called common knowledge.
Book Synopsis: "Why We Sleep" by Matthew Walker
Last Updated Feb. 27, 2019, 6:18 p.m. by Author
The following post is the first one in a (hopefully) longer series of reviews and synopses of the books I have read and found worthy of putting some time and effort to extract the most important findings and gather them here.
The summary does not strive to be as comprehensive ...
Visual Studio Code Extensions
Last Updated March 27, 2019, 7:42 p.m. by Author
As you might have already noticed, VSCode (in a form of a FLOSS VSCodium build) is my favourite IDE. Some may argue that it is not a real IDE, but merely an advanced text editor. But in my opinion, after installing a number of extensions, it becomes almost a full ...
Weight Tracker and Calorie Analysis
Last Updated Feb. 25, 2019, 7:09 p.m. by Author
Attached to this post you will find a spreadsheet that allows you to track your weight on a weekly basis (it is possible to adjust it to a whatever basis, but it is recommended to track your weight on a weekly basis) together with some additional features.
The spreadsheet is ...