For this week’s blog post, I watched Parag Khanna’s talk: “Mapping the future of countries”. This is a talk that he did for TED in 2009 about geopolitics and the importance of borders in the world, focusing on three main areas: East Asia, the Middle East, and Central Asia (The former Soviet Republics of Central Asia, the ‘stans as he addressed them). 388 more words
13 Feb 2016 – Are we standing on the precipice of a major financial collapse? I’ve become somewhat obsessed over the past two years with economics and monetary policy, not because I am money-crazy, but because I firmly believe a 1929 style market crash will usher in an area of pain, and I want to be ready for it. 4,779 more words
On cloud nine all day. So much smiling, laughing, and crying all at once. Goofy grin on my face all day.
We were congratulated by all of our colleagues, even the Chinese ones who didn’t fully understand what getting engaged meant. 399 more words