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The Message of Ecclesiastes

July 20th, 2014 No Comments

Qoheleth is the Hebrew word for Ecclesiastes, a book we can commonly find in Tanakh or the Bible. It is after all the wisest book I’ve found in the world. You don’t know which one you say – it’s the one that has lots of ‘meaningless, meaningless. Everything is meaningless’, i.e. words/ phrases that you […]

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A Disturbing Philosophical Thought

June 7th, 2014 No Comments

If you have been following this blog since its start, you’ll observe that I’m very big on the concept of randomness. We talked about causation vs correlation and looked at specific examples like the capital market and the casino game baccarat. Now I can sum up the entire concept in one statement –

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The Draft Copy of My Theory of Everything

November 18th, 2012 No Comments

The following are three broad concepts that I have been toying for some time now and I think it’s just timely to combine them into a bigger piece of framework:

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What does the capital market and a hand of baccarat have in common?

October 3rd, 2011 No Comments

I’ll let you take three guesses before I give you the ultimatum. Well, any of your three guesses will not be correct because I don’t know what’s the connection too but does my fascination with both count? Haha, lame joke I know. But couldn’t help it really. The term apophenia (pronounced as ef.ə.′si.niə) is defined as […]

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The turkey under the butcher’s knife

June 6th, 2011 1 Comment

Have you ever wondered how do insurance companies make money? How exactly?? We have heard of some actuarial scientists yes who do all the dirty calculations and who are generally intelligent. However one cuts it, insurance companies must make profit from arbitraging the perceived risks between the issuers (i.e. the insurance companies with all the geeky […]

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I’m going crazy

April 27th, 2011 No Comments

We talked about cars going crazy because of some random Macbook (Click here for the first post). Randomness is a strange thing in our lives but a silent force to reckon with!

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Why does the car go crazy?! Because a MacBook told it to.

April 25th, 2011 No Comments

They call it superstition in the past BUT the people then believed them wholeheartedly.

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