Economies and markets today – 22nd May 2022

It’s been over a month since I first and last wrote about the economies and markets everywhere. For close to a month not much changed globally and then suddenly few things changed in next few days. Some of them might sound shocking but are perfectly rational. Inflation hasn’t come down anywhere yet even with interest… Continue reading Economies and markets today – 22nd May 2022

Economies and markets today – 6th April 2022

Starting today, I am adding another vertical to my blog. In this vertical I will be talking about economies and markets – what is happening today, what is coming next and India. What is happening? The economies worldwide are facing inflation because of increased(sky-rocketed) prices of the raw materials and supply-chain issues. While supply-chain issues… Continue reading Economies and markets today – 6th April 2022

🌆 Two Types of Economies

Before going through this post, I suggest reading History of Money and Economy which explains economy in general and sets the scope and context in which this post is written. Everything explained below is through my mental model and my understanding of the economy. We have been debating capitalism and communism for over a century… Continue reading 🌆 Two Types of Economies

🔮 Future of Cryptocurrencies

If you haven’t heard of Bitcoin or Ethereum yet, all I can say is you are not paying attention to the world. In today’s time, it is almost impossible to miss them on social media or in conversations with friends. Anyway, cryptocurrencies are digital currencies much like currencies that we use in our daily lives… Continue reading 🔮 Future of Cryptocurrencies

🏦 Bitcoin for Banks and Governments

Bitcoin is amazing piece of technology but this post is not about what it is but what it can be and might become. The greatest thing that Bitcoin has pulled off is establishing Trust in an anonymous system, which becomes more and more trustworthy as more people(nodes) become part of the system. There are two… Continue reading 🏦 Bitcoin for Banks and Governments

Everything Bitcoin

Before we understand Bitcoin, I insist that you read this post which explains Money in great detail. Without having the understanding of it, the idea of Bitcoin cannot be understood completely. There are a million articles, op-eds, videos and podcasts which talk about Bitcoin. And here is another one but my version of understanding of… Continue reading Everything Bitcoin

💰 History of Money and Economy

First is Money 💬 Jeah: Can I get some apples 🍎 ? Leah: I want wheat 🌾 in exchange, do you have it? Jeah: Ummm… I have some sheep 🐑 , will that work? Leah: No! I have them farm full. Sorry! 😐 Jeah: 😢 This 👆 is how barter system used to work a… Continue reading 💰 History of Money and Economy

Product Engineers: It’s a thing

Are you a computer engineer? Do you fancy your code should look like an art? Do you think complex systems should be built? Do you think everything should go through process? If answers to all the above questions is, YES!, then you should definitely read ahead. There are two types of engineers and you can… Continue reading Product Engineers: It’s a thing

Performance Reviews: Everything is wrong with it

Almost every organisation that I know of has a performance review cycle for its employees. Employee has to wait for six months to an year to get that performance review and the rewards/compensations are revised on the basis of it. Performance review is flawed in its construct, more so in the sense of its execution.… Continue reading Performance Reviews: Everything is wrong with it

Organisation: Through mental models – Part 1

The basic principle of understanding anything in science is to break it down into smaller pieces of information. To understand what an organisation is, it is required to read the actual definition. Over course of many years researchers have come to this definition: An organisation is a group of people trying to realise an idea… Continue reading Organisation: Through mental models – Part 1