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There was a super insightful fireside chat with @vkhosla and @NandanNilekani, moderated by @sharads, yesterday in Bangalore. My notes. Long thread.
@vkhosla: I have this fear that you can grow old when you retire, not retire when you grow old. So I hope I never retire. As long as you have interesting problems to work on, there's nothing more exciting to do than work on that.
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Thursday thoughts on #risk assessment tools, roughly paraphrased from Janus & Prentky, 2003. "Like any tool of science, actuarial risk assessment can be used for good or ill." Used well, it can make decision-making more transparent.
Used poorly, ARA can have unintended consequences, including justification for "increasingly aggressive and expansive preventive detention #laws." Janus and Prentky "urge caution and mindfulness in using ARA."
In other words, we should consider not only the #science, but also the effects of relying on ARA. The accuracy of these tools does not address underlying concerns about legal paradigms that promote incapacitation based on group-based risk #Statistics. #cjreform
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Thread on the @KotakMF #FMP saga; Attn: @IndiaSebi

Highlight is on an #AMC which, in an FMP, considers it #prudent to reduce the risk, of an asset, by accepting a riskier asset as #security; knowing, the first asset shall mature with the FMP, giving no time to act if defaulted.
We reserve further comment. We shall just answer few questions raised by #investors.

1. FMP has a #fixedhorizon, at the end of which investors expect their money back. Also, they expect not to lose money. Knowing these expectations, who decided to launch the FMP?
Ans:Kotak AMC
2. A high #yield #portfolio may be made in many ways. Risk can be protected by structuring deal in many ways. Who made a portfolio of high #coupon/yield (11%) #debt instruments by lending upto 40% to #borrowers against security of their companies #equity #shares?
Ans: Kotak AMC
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Imagine a web of hostile nations ruled by dictators stretching from pole to pole, cutting the Pacific in half.
#risk #wargames
This is why Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei are so critical and vulnerable.
cnn.com/2019/04/08/asi…
@911CORLEBRA777 @karolcummins
@911CORLEBRA777 @karolcummins Now imagine a vertical web through that ancient hub of trade, Istanbul (no Constantinople).
tass.com/politics/10526…
@911CORLEBRA777 @karolcummins Now you see why Georgia and Azerbaijan are so critical, yes? They connect Russia to his friends in Turkey, Syria, Iran.
The 'stans are the buffer, such as it is. Israel has prime sea ports for whoever can befriend it. Watch closely.
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In last one week I have got n number of request
1. learning Options
2. learning TA
3. learning Python
4. Tips providing
5. please how can I get your service
6. Manage my money
And worst if them all
7. I have lost lots of money please help me recover.
The problem here, knowledge is widely Available, google it and you will have everything available. But most people want to still know best book, best method, best way to not lose money. I am sharing my thoughts to suggest that, it takes lot of time to become consistent profitable
All these people are fine individuals and very excited about prospect to learn from someone else's mistake. But there are people who might be looking for short cuts. Trust me just one good (any book) on any method is the first step to start learning in that direction
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#OSHO

The #mind is a #coward, for those who listen to it become utterly cowardly. The mind is not an #adventurer, it is very #cautious. It takes every step with #thinking and #calculation until it is #certain that there is no #risk.
When everything is going good the mind comes in and says "watch out!" Because you listen to the mind's #fears you stop living. The mind would keep you always the same, never taking #risks.

Newness is an #enemy to the #mind, sameness is its #friend.
To #laugh is to #risk appearing a #fool
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QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD NEVER ANSWER ON/OFFLINE - Have you been asked about your -

- Childhood
- Family
- Favorites
- Favorites Historical
- Firsts
- Personal Characteristics
- Education
- Work

A #thread

#SecurityQuestions #Beware #BeAware #Risk #Security
A security question is a form of shared secret used as an authenticator.

It is commonly used by banks, cable companies and wireless providers as an extra security layer. - @Wikipedia

#SecurityQuestions #Beware #BeAware #Risk #Security
When a random post asks you any or a combination of any the following questions, let your antenna be up and please ignore:

The house number & street name you lived in as a child?

#SecurityQuestions #Beware #BeAware #Risk #Security
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"I want to warn the world about an unprecedented danger that’s threatening the very survival of open societies.

…I’ll focus on #China, where President #XiJinping wants a one-party state to reign supreme."

project-syndicate.org/onpoint/the-ai…
"Xi is trying to consolidate all the available info about a person into a centralized database to create a 'social credit system'..people will be evaluated by algorithms that will determine whether they pose a threat to the 1-party state. People will then be treated accordingly."
"#China is not the only #authoritarian regime in the world, but it is undoubtedly the #wealthiest, #strongest & most developed in machine learning & #AI.

This makes #Xi the #most #dangerous #opponent of those who believe in the concept of #OpenSociety."

project-syndicate.org/onpoint/the-ai…
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Il 2019 sarà un anno di sfide in risposta ai #rischi globali che impattano il futuro del progresso economico sia del nostro Paese sia a livello globale.

Ecco un #ExecutiveSummary sui 5 principali #Risk in vista di #Davos #WEF #Econ24

Full Report asap su @econopoly24
#Thread 👇
1/5 Macroeconomic Risk
L’incremento della volatilità sui mercati e una prospettiva di rallentamento della crescita globale causata dalla #CINA rappresenta un alto rischio se pensiamo che il peso del #debito globale è pari a 225% GDP più alto del pre-crisi 2008.

#GlobalRisk
2/5 Geopolitical Risk
Le disuguaglianze globali diminuiscono ma aumentano all’interno dei singoli paesi. Rischio su fiducia e coesione sociale necessarie x sfide globali #Industry4.0
Rischio divergenza tra #globalizzazione economia e crescita nazionalismo #populismo #Brexit #EU
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I will now proceed to go on a #tweetrant / #tweetorial with regards to #Pharmaceutical #biotech pricing (focus on #cancer).

Very timely, also see @WSJ wsj.com/articles/big-p… on price hikes.

For the record, no #COI / #FCOI. Feel free to contribute to this discussion.
Lets look at the problem from the @PhRMA / business perspective. And lets suppose you are a wonderful company, started by wonderful people who just want to make the world a better place (I know, not real, but stay with me for a minute).
You start with a great idea / or pipeline platform and start selling this concept to #VC #VentureCapital, and lets assume that this is actually a really good idea. What is the needed return on investment to make this worth while. A: further R&D must exceed the cost of capital.
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M 4.4 - 11km NNE of Decatur, Tennessee earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/ev…
These colored lines show the intensity of ground shaking from the #earthquake. How hard the ground shakes is related to the magnitude of event, the distance from the event and the local geology earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/ev…
So far, 6000+ people have reported feeling this #earthquake via the @USGS. Did you feel it? Let them know 👉 earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/ev…
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#Meng was charged with conspiracy to defraud banks. Canada’s Crown lawyer told the judge she has incentive to #flee the country. #Dishonesty is a factor in deciding her bail. The Crown lawyer argued that it’s difficult to set #bail high enough to prevent her from fleeing.
#Huawei Used #Skycomm to do #BusinessInIran
Canada’s prosecutor said the case against #Meng is for #fraud in deceiving banks on the relationship between Skycomm and Huawei. The U.S. claims Huawei used its Skycomm unit to do business in Iran, breaching #USsanctions
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"#Macroprudential policies could be increased to enhance the resilience of the financial system" brookings.edu/research/finan… in "Financial conditions and GDP growth-at-risk" Adrian, Liang, et al. @BrookingsInst @IMFNews
GaR: "growth at risk" and general equilibrium models with macrofinancial linkages brookings.edu/wp-content/upl… @BrookingsInst @IMFNews @MacroFinanceSoc Liang, Adrian, et al
"A structural model would be needed to evaluate how #macroprudential policies could be used to affect GaR. In aspiration, #macroprudential policies could aim to tighten financial conditions when conditional expected growth and GaR are relatively high ... " brookings.edu/wp-content/upl…
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@ShawnMcGuirk @CFAMMcan @mcgillu @santecannabis @trinafraser #ACMPR highlights #WeedLikeToKnow :
- limit of <30-day supply or 150g
- LP delivery by mail only, no retail point of sale
- medical doc lasts 1 year
- storage limit (to be removed soon with #CannabisAct )
- Soon, might be able to transfer from one licensed producer to another
@ShawnMcGuirk @CFAMMcan @mcgillu @santecannabis @trinafraser #CannabisAct Bill #C45 removes #cannabis from #cdsa, separate act will be created for regulation of cannabis
- Can grow up to 4 plants (debated) in dwelling
- legal limit up to 30g in public
- anticipate royal ascent by end of June, coming into force Sept/Oct 2018
#WeedLikeToKnow
@ShawnMcGuirk @CFAMMcan @mcgillu @santecannabis @trinafraser There is still reluctance in prescribing #MedicalCannabis, and there is lack of point of sale (still will have to be by mail), excise tax and HST/GST upcoming, lack of drug plan coverage.
#WeedLikeToKnow #SPEforum
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Il #Referendum in #Svizzera del 10 #giugno 2018 per ridare #sovranità dell'emissione di #moneta esclusivamente alla propria #banca centrale parte da una corretta analisi della realtà: il 90% del #denaro é creato dal nulla dalle #banche private (#moneta elettronica fiduciaria)
La #moneta creata dai prestiti e dai depositi delle #banche private é a #debito e gira su base #fiduciaria, ossia senza essere coperta da riserve adeguate (la #riserva frazionaria é solo il 2%), né da #oro ecc ed é una #promessa di pagamento (=restituzione) verso il depositate
La #moneta a #debito delle banche é cresciuta in modo sproporzionato negli anni rispetto all' #Economia #Reale ed é principalmente confluita negli #asset finanziari e immobiliari creando #bolle che poi hanno danneggiato gli altri settori industriali
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