I love it when stereotypes are confirmed.
Uncertainty in the presence of vivid hopes and fears, is painful but must be endured if we wish to live without the comfort of supporting fairy tales. – Bertrand Russell You would think that in the hard-nosed world of trading, the only concepts that are applicable would be reason, logic and discipline. The current buzzword…Details
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
Whilst I was away in the Gold Coast where it is still 1992 and enjoying the delights of probably the worst hotel in Australia I caught up with this little piece in Time regarding optimism and its function as an evolutionary survival mechanism. “Scientists who study memory proposed an intriguing answer: memories are susceptible to inaccuracies partly…Details
I am certain there is something trading related in here – Less is More: Standard Warm-up Causes Fatigue and Less Warm-up Permits Greater Cycling Power Output Abstract The traditional warm-up (WU) athletes use to prepare for a sprint track cycling event involves a general WU followed by a series of brief sprints lasting at least 50…Details
Slate has an interesting take on what happens to those who predict an apocalypse that doesnt come. This is an interesting piece but somewhat light on with regard to actually why we believe stupid things – for reasons other than being stupid. A more in depth look at our frailties is contained in my blog that referenced a…Details
You can guess how this ends
Stunning shots of what is left of the mid west town of Joplin