• 2017 Review and 2018 Preview

    I dubbed 2017 The Year of First Principles, meaning that I wanted to focus on first principles reasoning and use that to guide my decision-making processes. In short, first principles reasoning aims to reason based on the most fundamental truths and assumptions (possible), instead of reasoning based on layered assumptions or by analogy. This turned out to be a tough nut to crack because reasoning from first principles is much harder than reasoning by analogy. Another part of my plan for 2017 was to perform quarterly reviews, which I haven’t done consistently; the purpose of these reviews is to check whether I’m still on track with my goals and to make adjustments as needed. Despite these two points, I feel that I have made progress and created a solid basis in both areas to build on in coming years.

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  • Hello World!

    For a while now I have been meaning to start a personal blog. Now, it is finally time to say Hello World.

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