• Universal Income Is Capitalism 2.0

    Capitalism has gone through several phases 1) local markets bounded by limited mobility 2) globalization where markets expanded beyond borders now 3) markets saturated bounded by consumption.

  • Universal Basic Income

    A policy of providing regular income to people who are not working or are unable to work to meet basic needs.

  • Deep Time

    The conceptualization of long periods and how they fit into our lives which was originated from studying geological strata.

  • Slowness Begets More Slowness

    A product team or organization that moves slowly (e.g. reviews, gatekeepers, heavy process) in introducing changes moves slower over time.

  • No Zero Days

    Make a little progress on your most important goals every day, even if it’s something small.

  • Malthusian Catastrophe

    Thomas Malthus was an 18th-century economist who stated in ‘An Essay on the Principle of Population’ that population growth is exponential, but the production of food is linear.

  • Lollapalooza Effect

    Charlie Munger calls the lollapalooza effect a combination of several elements all acting in concert to create an even greater outcome.

  • Interior Mutability

    In rust, a variable is declared as mutable or immutable and allof it’s fields (in the case of a struct) are declared the same–you can’t mutate a field while also making a borrow of another field.

  • Common Stock Ownership Theory

    The stock price of a corporation being added to an index fund increases along with it’s competitors that are also included in the index fund.

  • Charlie Munger

    Prominent investor and founder of Berkshire Hathaway, known for thoughts about good decision making and applying a ‘latticework of mental models’ from a wide range of academic fields.

  • Rich Hickey

    Computer scientist and musician that designed the Clojure programming language. Has given many influential talks about functional programming.

  • Resting Heart Rate

    Beats per minute when not doing any activity. A normal resting heart rate for an adult is ~60 bpm, high resting heart rate (tachycardia) >100 bpm, and low resting heart rate (bradycardia) <60 bpm.

  • Clojure

    A lisp functional programming language designed by Rich Hickey. The core philosophy is to organize programs around the transformation of values using pure functions and isolated side-effects.