My Quantum Leap
The theory of physics that showed me a new reality.
To Become a Better Investor, Think Like Darwin
“It’s not surprising that the fight-or-flight response is not going to be the most helpful way to deal with a financial crash in the same way that it’s going to be helpful when you’re being attacked in a back alley. It’s because financial markets and financial threats are a relatively new phenomenon.”Photograph by Kenishirotie / […]
Don’t Tell Your Friends They’re Lucky
Luck has a lot to do with success. We just don’t want to admit it.
What Does Any of This Have To Do with Physics?
Einstein and Feynman ushered me into grad school, reality ushered me out.
Can Topology Prevent Another Financial Crash?
New regulations are applying network science to restructure global finance.
What I Learned from Losing $200 Million
The 2008 financial crisis taught me about the illusion of control, and how to give it up.
The Admiral of the String Theory Wars
After a decade, Peter Woit still thinks string theory is a gory mess.