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The Black Swan has gotten a bit boring so I am taking a couple of days away from the book. Meanwhile, I want to share 2 articles I enjoyed recently which I think you’ll have fun with.


  1. A Guide to Cold – Emailing, by Tucker Max

The most useful skill I have learnt and used in the last 3 years is cold emailing. While it seems daunting, writing down a simple mail with a direct call to action has helped me more than anything else. Once you get the basics right, it is a matter of sending successively better emails to get help – be it a job, a mentor, or a new friend.

  1. The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal how the wealthiest avoid income tax

Many of us love a welfare state in college, until we receive our first real pay check, that is. This piece looks at leaked Internal Revenue Service documents to examine whether the Uber-rich like Buffet, Bezos, and Zuckerberg pay any real taxes at all. 

Tangentially, this illustration illuminates the scale of wealth of the top few. The orders of magnitude between the top 0.1% and the 1% is staggering, to say the least.

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