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#36 How Curious! Life's Little Instruction Book, Thinking in Bets, plus Making and Losing Millions


How Curious!

June 4 · Issue #36 · View online

A short monthly newsletter packed with awesome new discoveries and personal recommendations! #Books #Podcasts #Tech #Humour #Psychology #BestOfTheWeb

Happy June, and welcome to the 36th issue of ‘How Curious!’ ✌️
With anti-body tests now available in the UK it’s nice to finally confirm that I did indeed have Covid-19, and that I now have immunity. Exactly what protections this brings are unknown at this stage, but it’s certainly positive news! 🙌💉
I also got out for my first round of golf in about five years. Just as enjoyable, and frustrating as I remember! ⛳

An empty Chinatown on a recent walk!
An empty Chinatown on a recent walk!
Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. - Mark Twain
Experience is what you got when you didn’t get what you wanted. - Randy Pausch
Tomorrow I’ll reform, the fool does say; Today itself’s too late; - the wise did yesterday. - Benjamin Franklin
The Complete Life's Little Instruction Book: Brown Jr, H. Jackson (9/10)
The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor: Marks, Howard, Paul Johnson, Greenwald, Bruce (9/10)
Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts: Duke, Annie (Reading)
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race: Eddo-Lodge, Reni (To read next)
reCAPTCHA and Duolingo: Luis von Ahn - How I Built This with Guy Raz
#76 with James Altucher - Making and Losing Millions Over and Over Again - My First Million
#427: Michael Lewis — Inside the Mind of the Iconic Writer - The Tim Ferriss Show
Best of the web
30 Life Enhancing Learnings
Capture your Mac’s screen like a pro.
Cloudflare - Free SSL certs and protection against website attacks
Virtual Grandstand
Denmark recently restarted their football league season, albeit behind closed doors. AGF Aarhus took a novel approach to bring their fans closer to the action, creating a giant screen, 40 metres long and 3m high, filled with fans watching via Zoom video links! Around 10,000 joined in to watch the match live. Sci-Fi seems ever more realistic these days.
Pros: Less queues for beers. Cons: One more Zoom meeting to attend!
Pros: Less queues for beers. Cons: One more Zoom meeting to attend!
Best of Twitter
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- Peter Duffy
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