Rules to improve your writing

The advice from "The Elements of Style" by Strunk and White and "On Writing Well" by Zinsser. The primary philosophy is that if you can't write well, then you haven't thought it through. The act of writing is an act of reasoning.

Tagged With: #writing #permanent-notes

Published on Feb 04, 2021

Documentation Framework

There are 4 types of documentation

Tagged With: #documentation #framework #technology #teaching #literature-notes

Published on Feb 02, 2021


Portraying staged events(like wrestling) as real - including the internal politics, rivalries and relationships.

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Published on Feb 02, 2021

Motivational Interview

When trying to change someone's mind on something, try to find their own internal reason to change. This can be done by talking to them - asking open ended questions and listening to understand their reasons. You can do this by asking how they plan to implement their philosophy - this will show them the gaps in their understanding of the situation(Illusion Of Explanatory Depth).

Tagged With: #psychology #therapy #behavior #permanent-notes

Published on Jan 31, 2021

Notes from Session Actions against Anxiety

Context: Session by Abhishek Thakore as part of Transformation Leadership

Tagged With: #psychology #mental-health #mad

Published on Jan 29, 2021

Shorting the market

You do this when you expect the value of a stock to go down. You borrow a stock from a broker and sell it immediately at the current price. When the stock price falls, you buy the stock back at the lower price and return the shares you borrowed to the brocker - keeping the difference.

Tagged With: #economics #stock-market #permanent-notes

Published on Jan 29, 2021

Cost of Mistrust

The decreased trust in others is both the reason to and result of decreased participation in communal activities. Without trust, we have to find costly ways to formalize our relationship(eg. creating a contract).

Tagged With: #society #permanent-notes

Published on Jan 27, 2021