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Organizing Javascript Tests

November 07, 2019

Nest your jest tests to improve output readability and make it easier to see what scenarios you should tackle next.

Creating Markdown Drafts

October 28, 2019

One of the core features of an editorial workflow is to provide writers & editors a safe space for creating and iterating on content without…

Simple Returns on Investments

August 31, 2019

While using WealthSimple, I’ve learned of three different methods of calculating the return for an investment: simple, time-weighted, and…

How I use WealthSimple to Invest

August 17, 2019

Here's how I use WealthSimple to invest and the returns I'm receiving.

Books 2019

August 07, 2019

For 2019 I've decided to keep a list of all the books I'm reading, have finished, set aside, and bought.

Natural Selection, Stability, and Robustness

August 07, 2019

A few rough thoughts around natural selection and it's relationship to stability, and robustness.

Process by Natural Selection

April 16, 2019

Effectively improving process is easier with small self-organizing teams that experiment on their own. Take the central idea of natural…

Montaigne IX: Of Liars

March 30, 2019

Notes from Michel de Montaigne's ninth essay.

Montaigne VIII: On Idleness

March 30, 2019

Notes on Michel de Montaigne's eighth essay.

Montaigne VII: That Our Intentions Judgeth Our Actions

March 30, 2019

A summary of Michel de Montaigne's seventh essay.

Principles

March 28, 2019

Inspired by Charlie Munger and Ray Dalio, this essay describes various principles/mental-models which I have acquired and my experiences with them.

The Spec is not the Territory

March 26, 2019

“Platonicity” was described by the philosopher, trader, and risk analyst, Nassim Nicholas Taleb in his book The Black Swan. Taleb describes…

Montaigne: Lester G. Crocker's Introduction

March 24, 2019

Some notes from Lester G. Crocker's Introduction to the essays of Michel de Montaigne.

Essays

March 24, 2019

The literary genre known as essays began in the 1500’s with the French writer Michel de Montaigne. This politician turned philosopher…