Rare Interview: Neil Shen (Sequoia China) and Stephen Schwarzman (Blackstone) Part III

Earlier this week, I came across a live discussion between Neil Shen (Founder of Venture Capital firm Sequoia Capital China and #1 on the Forbes Midas List in 2018, 2019, and 2020) and Stephen Schwarzman (Founder and CEO of private equity firm The Blackstone Group). In this wide-ranging conversation, these two giants of their respectiveContinue reading “Rare Interview: Neil Shen (Sequoia China) and Stephen Schwarzman (Blackstone) Part III”

Rare Interview: Neil Shen (Sequoia China) and Stephen Schwarzman (Blackstone) Part II

Earlier this week, I came across a live discussion between Neil Shen (Founder of Venture Capital firm Sequoia Capital China and #1 on the Forbes Midas List in 2018, 2019, and 2020) and Stephen Schwarzman (Founder and CEO of private equity firm The Blackstone Group). In this wide-ranging conversation, these two giants of their respectiveContinue reading “Rare Interview: Neil Shen (Sequoia China) and Stephen Schwarzman (Blackstone) Part II”

Rare Interview: Neil Shen (Sequoia China) and Stephen Schwarzman (Blackstone) Part I

Yesterday, I came across a live discussion between Neil Shen (Founder of Venture Capital firm Sequoia Capital China and #1 on the Forbes Midas List in 2018, 2019, and 2020) and Stephen Schwarzman (Founder and CEO of private equity firm The Blackstone Group). In this wide-ranging conversation, these two giants of their respective fields discussContinue reading “Rare Interview: Neil Shen (Sequoia China) and Stephen Schwarzman (Blackstone) Part I”

Carson Block Interview (4/15)

Tencent recently published an interview conducted with famed US short seller Carson Block of Muddy Waters Research on April 15th, 2020. The interview covers a lot of ground, including several of Block’s current and former positions (Luckin, IQiyi, Anta, TAL), short selling strategies, China capital flows, and teambuilding. *While the article and transcription were publishedContinue reading “Carson Block Interview (4/15)”

Bret Victor: Visual Graphics (How Many Households)

I’m a big fan of Bret Victor, and have recently decided to read everything on his website again. Here are my notes to his article “How Many Households.” You can read the original here. Key Takeaways Show the data, compare the data, let the data guide reader interactions The essence of data graphics is visualContinue reading “Bret Victor: Visual Graphics (How Many Households)”

2001 MIT Tech Review: 10 Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World

In 2001, the MIT Technology Review published a special edition of Technology Review: 10 Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World. You can read the original publication here. These are my notes. Some additional takeaways at the end. Since 2001, MIT Technology Review has done yearly Top 10 Emerging Technologies issues. Notes for the followingContinue reading “2001 MIT Tech Review: 10 Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World”

Stanley Druckenmiller: Generational Theft

On 5/7/2013, Stanley Druckenmiller and Geoff Canada gave a presentation at Bowdoin College titled: Generational Theft. You can watch the entire thing here. These are my notes. Additional thoughts/takeaways at the end. Entitlements: Websters: A right you have under the Law Actual: A benefit that people have under the Law that they don’t have toContinue reading “Stanley Druckenmiller: Generational Theft”