Biden, MI, Ant, Gig Economy, WeWork: The Irony that is Life

Taoism is a philosophy of China, which celebrates 3 treasures, compassion, humility and frugality. Around the 9th Century, Taoists wanted to prepare a material for medicinal purposes, but also something that could be the elixir of life (something that grants eternal life or immortality). Predictably they couldn’t create it. In all these experiments they finally ended up creating another substance. Gunpowder.Continue reading “Biden, MI, Ant, Gig Economy, WeWork: The Irony that is Life”

Intel, Softbank, Venture Capital, Payment Apps and Upgrad: The Week’s Most Interesting

Philip II of Macedonia set the stage and the foundations of the army for his son Alexander. Before him the army was quite ordinary and hardly had anything special about them. He was known for all the changes he made to the entire structure of the army, including starting the practice of uniforms, regiments (calledContinue reading “Intel, Softbank, Venture Capital, Payment Apps and Upgrad: The Week’s Most Interesting”