Probability and Statistics · Stock Market · Technology

More Randomness: And Computer Science

I recently came across this article on a breakthrough in the generation of random numbers via computers which seems very exciting with descriptors such as “masterpiece” and “light years ahead.” Revision 2 of the draft paper is uploaded here: Explicitly Two-Source Extractors and Resilient Functions, although I freely admit it is far too technical for my… Continue reading More Randomness: And Computer Science

Book Reports · Finance · Professional Development

How to Lose a Million Dollars

This post is about Jim Paul’s book “What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars,” which I believe is one of the books in the Tim Ferriss book club. I found the first half of the book pretty unpleasant, reading about the egotistical protagonist. The second half is worthwhile, but I think only if you’re actively trading/investing… Continue reading How to Lose a Million Dollars

Finance · Professional Development

Earn Money Anywhere!

Here’s is a list of ways to earn money regardless or where you are (i.e. location independent): Teach! English as a second language, for example. Provide translation services. Before the machines take over this job! Software development. Everyone needs a good software engineer right now. Prepare meals. Everyone’s gotta eat, and some people will pay… Continue reading Earn Money Anywhere!