Sahil Bloom

@SahilBloom

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Exploring my curiosity and sharing what I learn along the way. Gave up a grand slam on ESPN in 2012 and still waiting for it to land.

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The Feynman Technique for learning anything: Step 1: Identify a topic Step 2: Try to explain it to a 5-year-old Step 3: Study to fill in knowledge gaps Step 4: Organize, convey, and review True genius is the ability to simplify, not complicate. Simple is beautiful.

2 days ago

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The colorized footage of construction workers building The Chrysler Building in NYC is spectacular and terrifying. t.co/GD38rOPjMc

about 2 months ago

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De Beers literally created the global diamond industry. It's a fascinating—and controversial—tale of psychological hacks, marketing campaigns, and market manipulation. Here's a breakdown of the crazy story: t.co/gvw8TCVHZD

8 months ago

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MSCHF is making shirts that illegally use the logos of major companies. The Cease & Desist Grand Prix: 8 different shirts—250 of each. If that company is the first to send a C&D, the buyers of that shirt win! $120K in revenue—MILLIONS in earned media. Here's a breakdown: t.co/Kml6rI9JDH

8 months ago

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It was reported that Dogecoin creator @BillyM2k sold all of of his DOGE to buy a used Honda Civic. If he had waited—thanks to the @elonmusk bump—he could have sold his DOGE and bought Honda, the company… But is this crazy story true? Check out our latest episode to find out… t.co/1HHRbOhHtm

8 months ago

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The Suez Canal is fascinating—both its history and its importance to the global economy. I went down the rabbit hole... Here are some fascinating facts on the Suez Canal: t.co/Io2yCrbdiP

about 1 year ago

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Global supply chains are in disarray, so let’s go back in time for a history lesson on where this all began. THREAD: The fascinating story of Malcolm McLean and the containerization of the world:

about 1 year ago

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“As you navigate through your life, be open to collaboration. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” - Amy Poehler New drop of roles at companies with people who are certain to challenge and inspire:

about 1 year ago

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Mental models are useful tools to simplify our complex reality. But unfortunately, when misapplied, these "useful" models become anything but. THREAD: A mental model on maps, the territory, and how to avoid getting lost:

about 1 year ago

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THREAD: The story of the week in finance is how a group of retail traders at @wallstreetbets, with assists from @ElonMusk and @Chamath, took down the establishment short sellers at GameStop. A thread on the underlying mechanics of the $GME saga... t.co/0TP9rst17A

over 1 year ago

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Wondering what happened with GameStop stock ($GME) over the last few days? 👇👇👇 t.co/yMglbNwVNx

over 1 year ago

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In 1983, a 52-year-old senior executive at Texas Instruments was passed over for the company's top job. He would go on to found and build the most strategically important company in the world. Who's up for a story? 👇👇👇 t.co/Nbn7V1tZme

over 1 year ago

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1/ An Allegory of Finance I have been posting a lot of educational (and humorous!) threads on finance, money, and economics. My mission is simple: to demystify these concepts and make them accessible to everyone. All of the threads can be found below. Enjoy and please share!

about 2 years ago

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