Between the Noise🎯 #1 : Elon Musk's Crazy Idea, How to Stop Forgetting Things Quickly & More
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Article #1: This cartoon explains why Elon Musk thinks we’re characters in a computer simulation. He might be right
Elon Musk in his multiple public engagements mentioned about his idea that we all are nothing but characters in a computer simulation. This cartoon explains his ideas very neatly, the author also goes deeper into discussing why this paradoxical idea must be true. These cartoons are so fascinating!
Article #2: How Do I Stop Forgetting What I Learned So Quickly?
I’ve always faced the challenge of quickly forgetting things I read. Sometimes I even forget what I read 5 minutes back. This article address this issue at length & also discuss on how to overcome this problem.
Presumably, memory has always been like this. But Jared Horvath, a research fellow at the University of Melbourne, says that the way people now consume information and entertainment has changed what type of memory we value — and it’s not the kind that helps you hold onto the plot of a movie you saw six months ago.
Article #3: A SILICON VALLEY DISASTER: A 21-Year-Old Stanford Kid Got $30 Million, Then Everything Blew Up (Long Read)
Lucas Duplan, 21, Computer Science Major from Stanford was a perfect fit to become next Mark Zuckerberg. His company had the first-mover advantage along with super-attractive ‘Demo’ of app which blew his investors & employees. It was the largest early investment raised in Silicon Valley history. Then why did a highly respected tech-executive from Yahoo! left this company in just 24 hours? What exactly went wrong which lead to shutdown of the company in just 4 years?
Podcast I loved: Ankur Warikoo, Co-Founder & CEO, Nearbuy on Wharton India Economic Forum
I know Ankur Warikoo, Co-Founder & CEO, Nearbuy (& Little) from his TedX videos & #warikoowednesdays series on LinkedIn. He is a great story-teller who delivers complex ideas succinctly. He was recently featured on Wharton India Economic Forum podcast, where Shiv Kapoor (host) played devil’s advocate by asking right questions to bring out best from Ankur Warikoo.
Twitter Thread : What happened when a 12 year old boy left the house to collect money for his Gaming Computer
This is an exciting & heart-pumping story. Read full thread.