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That Time I Maximized Regret

My home has two HVAC systems, one for the downstairs and one for the upstairs bedrooms and bathrooms. I had both installed after we moved here eleven years ago. Eleven years isn’t an awfully...

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Minimizing Regret

I’m reading Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisionsby Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths[1]. Following is an excerpt. Regret can also be highly motivating. Before he decided to start Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos...

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Lessons from 2017

Lesson #1 – the madness of crowds The multiplying frenzy surrounding bitcoin is being fed by little more than price momentum. There has been no commensurate (or even perceptible) change in the fundamental prospects...

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Japan — Q4 Update

Top performer As 2017 draws to a close, most risk assets have outperformed year-to-date amidst the best global economic backdrop we’ve seen in years. The Japanese stock market stands out as one of the...

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Opportunity in India?

“India may be a land of over 100 problems, but it is also a place for a billion solutions” – Kailesh Satyarthi Changes are afoot in India, changes that will likely raise the sustainable...

A practical guide to burial and cremation 0

A practical guide to burial and cremation

Thinking about your own funeral can be difficult, but there are some practical arrangements you should consider. Burial vs cremation Firstly, would you prefer burial, or cremation? Burial is the traditional option for many...

Mapping brain lesions for clues to criminal behavior 0

Mapping brain lesions for clues to criminal behavior

 Researchers who studied brain lesions in individuals exhibiting criminal behavior found that the injuries fell within a particular brain network involved in moral decision-making. The findings follow past studies showing that the brains of...

Driven by ego? This book’s for you 0

Driven by ego? This book’s for you

Q&A Mark Epstein GAZETTE: The subtitle of your new book seems to suggest the impossible. Can you talk about it, and your thoughts on the challenge of making peace with ego? EPSTEIN: I wanted to write...

It’s Okay to not be Okay 0

It’s Okay to not be Okay

We all struggle with moments and experiences that challenge us. That make us scared. Times when we feel frozen, stuck, and hopeless. We feel lost and confused. Think about a time when you felt...