Category: Abstract

  • 50 Miles Later, I Found Myself

    Note From Kyla: Another non-analytical piece (however, the human mind is the most complex system of all) Thank you for reading, if you choose to do so! Also, if anyone wants to chat about biking – it’s a huge passion of mine, and I plan to do some bikepacking as soon as I logistically can! […]

  • We all love math. We just don’t know it.

    What is truth? Andrew Farah tweeted this the other day, stating “we have infinite access to information and we can’t agree on truth”.  Andrew is right. We do have a lot of information. But having information doesn’t mean we know what to do with it. Just because information is readily available, doesn’t mean it’s parsed […]

  • Memes as news: The Importance of Short-form Content

    Meme — is an idea, behavior, or style that becomes a fad and spreads by means of imitation from person to person within a culture and often carries symbolic meaning representing a particular phenomenon or theme. Wikipedia This week has been a whirlwind, to say the least. On October 1st, the President announced that he had tested […]

  • Summarizing Malcom Gladwell’s Talking to Strangers in One Slide

    I’ve been challenging myself to be concise lately. How can I explain information in the most succinct and understandable way?

  • My Favorite Charts, Pictures, and Ideas of 2019

    Below are all my favorite pictures, ideas, and charts from January – December 2019 – a visual representation of some of the coolest things that I’ve been reading, thinking about, and studying for the past year. Most of them are scraped from the non-financial tweets that I’ve liked over the past 12 months.

  • Seeing the Clouds for the First Time, Again

    I was riding in an airplane recently, flying from Kentucky to Los Angeles. I had a three hour layover in the Las Vegas airport, which I spent reading about the correlation between value and momentum factors, as one does.

  • The Art of Running a Good Race

    I used to be really into running. I ran all throughout middle school and high school, and had the opportunity to join my college’s Division I team my sophomore year. Unfortunately, timing was not on my side during that season of life, so I wasn’t able to fully execute my running dreams.