October 22, 2021

Enrico Fermi and the future of venture capital

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By Matt Oguz From TechCrunch Enrico Fermi tore a large sheet of paper into small pieces and dropped them. A few seconds later, the pieces were blown a short distance in midair and landed some eight feet away. Fermi paced the distance, then consulted a chart he prepared earlier. Based on the corresponding data, he […]

A hedge fund wrote a letter to investors explaining why they should read a classic book about cognitive biases

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By Tina Wadhwa From Business Insider Texas-based hedge fund Voss Capital didn’t pontificate on Fed rate hikes or the future of global markets in its quarterly letter to investors. Instead, the fund’s managers looked internally, and wrote a nine page letter drawing upon Nobel Prize in Economics laureate Daniel Kahneman’s book, “Thinking, Fast and Slow,” […]