1. Rishi Athanikar

    I finally got around to reading Jeff Bezos' annual letter to shareholders
    A couple of quotes that I really enjoyed —

    On wandering:

    On failure:

    Such a fantastic read.

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  2. Rishi Athanikar

    Paul Graham is one of the most interesting people to follow on Twitter. His tweet today drawing a parallel between source code and Legos really struck a chord with me.

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  3. Rishi Athanikar

    I listened to a fascinating conversation that Patrick O’Shaughnessy had with Eugene Wei Podcast link. The conversation is about the intersection of technology, media, culture.

    Most interesting part of it was Eugene talking more about his "Invisible asymptotes" post. Every business and every person follows the S curve: a period of slow discovery, rapid growth and then plateau. The upper shoulder of the S-curve, the plateau, is an invisible asymptote. It is very difficult to anticipate, but it is the key to continued growth for both people and businesses.

    I had read his original post Eugene Wei - Invisible Asymptotes earlier, but re-reading it now gave me a much better understanding of the concept, and I re-marveled at Jeff Bezos’ anticipation of Amazon’s invisible asymptote.

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  4. Rishi Athanikar

    A visual proof why 1+3+5+...+(2n-1)=n²

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  5. Rishi Athanikar

    "Woodpecker tongues are over a foot long and wrap around the bird’s brain to protect it while pecking". 🤯

    A curving complex of cartilage and bone within a woodpecker’s head permits the bird to extend and store its exceptionally long tongue. Illustration by Denise Takahashi.

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  6. Rishi Athanikar

    Here's my first note! Hello World!

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