June 2017

People Obsess Over Arnold Schwarzenegger And Spiderman. But Why? Machine Learning Has An Answer

Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in a village in Austria named Thal. Don’t worry, I’d never heard of it either. And if it wasn’t for Arnold I never would have. For all practical purposes Thal is as remote as the planet Krypton.


In Thal, Arnold’s childhood chums would grow up to live a simple village life. The life their parents lived. But that was not the life Arnold dreamed of.

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Innovative Ideas Require Worldly Wisdom

“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” — Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosopher and Logician


How we think determines if our business succeeds. As Charlie Munger said, “You may have noticed students who just try to remember and pound back what is remembered. Well, they fail in school and life. You’ve got to hang experience on a latticework of models in your head.”


Munger continued, “The models have to come from multiple disciplines—because all the wisdom of the world is not to be found in one little academic department.”

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