Drawing Ideas, Inspiration and Models from other Fields
"The link between time and happiness has always been something I found fascinating. Long before grasping the physics of time and space, I was lucky to be exposed to the idea that time represents a subjective state specifically associated with changes in mental stimuli."
My favorite part of the book is the section, starting on p.244, on bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics that have not yet been invented.
Seismic waves are waves of energy that travel through the Earth's layers. What would be the equivalent in today's markets?
"Baseball is about losing most of the/your time; for all the audience cheering and TV noise its natural pace is laconic."
Walt Whitman on What Our Silent Friends Teach Us About Being Rather Than Seeming
Fake news isn’t new. It was around over 100 years ago. Back then, they called it “Yellow Journalism.”
“If you look at zero you see nothing; but look through it and you will see the world.”
You can probably tell me what brand coat you have on, but can you tell me what brand of knife you used to prepare dinner last night? According to Jay Patel, owner of London-based Japanese Knife Company, the knife is humankind’s most valuable and underrated tool.