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Building Expertise

Even if you are someone who dabbles in multiple topics, you can still build expertise.

Find HOW from the following threads🧵
1/ If you have multiple interests, it means you are more curious than others.

In fact, I had to go past 200 books to understand my keen interest in (cognitive + behavioral) psychology, neuroscience, and philosophy.

And mind you, I’m an economist by training.

So Have Patience!
2/ If you are still struggling to pick a topic, then choose a topic based on something you already find fascinating and love to learn.

For instance, if your bookshelf is filled with leadership & Development books, then there lies the hint.
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ACM #Multimedia 2021: Skeleton-Contrastive 3D Action Representation Learning w/ @fmthoker, @doughty_hazel: arxiv.org/abs/2108.03656 We learn invariances to multiple #skeleton representations and introduce various skeleton augmentations via noise contrastive estimation 1/n
Contribution I: leverage multiple input-representations of #3D-#skeleton sequences. Our inter-skeleton contrast learns from a pair of representations in a cross-contrastive fashion. Enriches the sparse input space and focuses on the high-level semantics of the skeleton data. 2/n
Contribution II: three skeleton-specific #augmentations for generating positive pairs which encourage the model to focus on the spatio- temporal #dynamics of skeleton-based @action sequences, ignoring confounding factors such as viewpoint and exact joint positions. 3/n
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5000 follower #giveaway

As promised, I’ll be giving away 10% of my Twitter earnings + sum.

I have 3 @EasyEquities vouchers:
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• R200
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Winners will be tagged on Sunday 4th of July at 1pm.
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Rules:

• Share your favorite YouTube video from my channel.

• Include in your tweet:

#subscribed (+ tag) @talkcentss

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Rules:

• Tweet any of my threads below.

• Include in your retweet:

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(name what you learnt)
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1/What defines a sound investor? One who intuitively acknowledges their psychological biases and trades emotion for pure rationality. Ironic, isn't it?

Investors are driven by multiple unconscious biases. We wrote a thread🧵 on some of them. Thread starts
2/Let's start by defining what's an 'unconscious bias'. Also known as a cognitive bias, it's an error in judgement due to personal preferences leading to poor decisions.
3/*1.Overconfidence bias* aka I’m the next Warren Buffett
Placing too much faith in your knowledge leads you to think you're an expert investor with the Midas touch. Eg: A student omits studying entire chapters for an exam because "questions from these chapters will never come"
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This is going to be the #learning EVENT of the summer 🚀 📚 #FestivalofLearning2021 💡

Don't waste your brain cells binge watching some series on #Netflix... Spend 3 days LEARNING with the greatest thinkers and investors on the planet.

Check out the Agenda 👇 🔥🔥🔥
Keep in mind, more guests and sessions are being added HOURLY.

Day 1 Image
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🎉 I am excited to share that I got selected for yet another scholarship, @SUSE Scholarship program Cloud-Native, by @udacity.

This is my 3rd scholarship with Udacity, and I am super excited to learn in-demand skills that are widely used at enterprises.
⭐ This course will help me to learn:
- Cloud-native application deployment best practices and strategies.
- CI/CD pipeline to structure, package, & release applications to #Kubernetes.
- #ArgoCD for the automatic rollout of the new features to the production environment.
Thank you, #Udacity and #SUSE, for providing such a fantastic opportunity! 💥

#UdacitySUSEScholars #cloud #devops #kubernetes #learning #cloudnative #scholarship #education
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@sunflowercyn @AmyfStuart @MommyGearest @TorontoStar Sadly, the #SpecialEducation portfolio is massively huge &the needs greatly outweigh funding provided. Every school board #budget cycle is like a mean game of Russian roulette being played with our kids' lives. #COVID19 merely succeeded in showing parents & teachers...
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@sunflowercyn @AmyfStuart @MommyGearest @TorontoStar ...that heck yeah, it is all about creating/nurturing that #community "village to raise the child"! We all need to work together if the intention to raise confident, educated, happy/healthy kids that are ready to take on the world! We all need to work hard (& together)...
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@sunflowercyn @AmyfStuart @MommyGearest @TorontoStar ...if we're going to create the same equitable space & future for kids that need more attention & TLC. Academic/#learning gaps have been around for YEARS as have unrecognized/neglected mental health related issues for #students👉esp those w/#disabilities. What's the...
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I have been confused for a while on what's the best way to implement a "to string" functionality for a #Rust struct. 🦀

The reason why this has been confusing to me is that there are indeed many ways to do that and they all have different purposes!

This is what I learned

👇🧵
The first thing that you can do is to just implement a simple `to_string()` function directly on your struct!

play.rust-lang.org/?version=stabl…
This is easy and it works! But the implementation is very specific to our struct.

The rest of the codebase doesn't really know that this type can be converted to a String and therefore you cannot build abstractions on top of this... 🤨
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𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗠𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝗨𝘀𝗲𝗳𝘂𝗹 𝗪𝗲𝗯𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝗢𝗻 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗲𝘁

I will be sharing unique , useful, and interesting #websites in this thread.

🚀Goal - 10,000 websites. 🚀

⏩ A Thread ⏪

🙏 RT for more exposure .

#unique #internet #useful #knowledge #worldwide
1: 🚀YayText .com🚀

You can use this website to use Bold, Italic, Underlined text on #Facebook , #Instagram , #Twitter ........

#Knowledgeispower
2: 🚀Fast .com🚀

You can check speed of your Internet connection from here.

#Knowledgeispower
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#Covid #Learning
#change

There is lot of learning from Covid pandemic. I am hoping for following three changes to become part of Indian medical system.

I am eternal optimist.

a thread -
Change 1 -

I would like to see doctors following guidelines in treating ALL illnesses. Not getting straight jacketed but respecting research driven guidance.
Too many doctors claim to be geniuses and create cocktails that are useless at best and deadly at worst.
This would not only safeguard good doctors in litigation but put responsibility on bodies that form guidelines. If they want to bask in glory, they need to be accountable as well.
A sensible doctor finds good guidelines supportive, protective, uses them to rationalize treatment.
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.​@ParamiUni in #Burma will be offering FREE online courses, subject to admission criteria, to further provide #learning opportunities.
This summer program will be eight weeks long, starting from June 7th to July 30th.

#whatshappeninginmyanmar
Upon conclusion of summer courses, students will receive a certificate of completion.

𝗪𝗵𝗼 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆?
As these online courses will be taught in English, interested candidates are required to have completed high school and have competent English language skills
(minimum: Intermediate level).

𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗼 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆?
Click on each photo for the course descriptions and schedule (on FB). The summer courses catalog and registration form will be posted soon, so please stay tuned for more updates on the courses on their FB page.

#may11coup
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Friends,
I am planning to write Stock mkt related thread (/writeup) on..

WHY STUFF WORK?

E.g. Why prior Support acts as Resistance?
If u have such questions related to Data/ TA, DM me. If possible, I shall incorporate reasoning for that as well.....
#learning #stocks
Friends,
Here we go.....

In this running thread, I shall explain my understanding/ observations on WHY aspect of Trading/ Investing/ Market analysis..

#trading #StockMarket
1. WHY Support turns Resistance and vice versa.... Image
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 04/20/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/04/20/dai…
Looking at portraits with an eye to evolutionary psychology

psyche.co/ideas/looking-…

#EvolutionaryPsychology #portraiture #interpretation
Phase transitions, collective emotions and decision-making problem in heterogeneous social systems

nature.com/articles/s4159…

#PhaseTransitions #CollectiveDecisionMaking #InformationExchanges #SocialSystems #heterogeneous
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As I was going through papers and packing while trying to find a place to live, I came across something that my Father wrote many years ago.

WHEN IT LOOKS LIKE I HAVE FAILED

'LORD, are you trying to tell me something?
For .. failure does not mean I'm a failure;
It does mean ... I have not yet succeeded.
Failure does not mean ...I have accomplished nothing;
It does mean ...I HAVE LEARNED SOMETHING.
Failure does not mean ... I have been a fool;
It does mean ... I HAD ENOUGH FAITH TO EXPERIMENT..
Failure does not mean ...I don't have it;
It does not mean I am inferior.
It does mean...I am not perfect.
Failure does not mean...I've waisted my time.
It does mean ... I HAVE AN EXCUSE TO START OVER.
Failure does not mean ...I should give up;
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So #ICYMI #OnThisDay in 1974, and into the following day, was the #Tornado #SuperOutbreak This montage of images is on the @NWS pages at: weather.gov/iln/19740403 Image
I have the following image as a poster in my office for several reasons, which I will expound upon in subsequent tweets. Firstly it was produced by hand by Theodore ‘Ted’ Fujita, who developed the F-scale (later the EF-Scale based in wind intensity and damage. Image
What I really noticed in the key/legend on the map was how he was also looking at the type of structure where fatalities occurred, something that other scientists (@StephenMStrader) were looking at before I came along, but once you start, you can’t stop. I’m pretty much obsessed. Image
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C'est aujourd'hui, les #esupdays #apereoparis #esupdays31 #apereoparis21. Toutes les informations sur @EsupPortail esup-portail.org/conference/ : c'est sans inscription, sur #Pod de @ptitloupau de l'@univ_lille. Lancée par @SorBrigitte @FrancisForbeau et @iandolphin24 à 10h
#esupdays #apereoparis #esupdays31 #apereoparis21 Introduction / Points généraux
Brigitte Sor @SorBrigitte (@toulouseinp)
Francis Forbeau @FrancisForbeau (@UnivLaRochelle)
Ian Dolphin (@Apereo Foundation). Remerciements aux collègues organisateurs
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I am into risk management.
Most of the risk managers are now required to have an advance background in operating technological applications such online trading and price data terminals (Bloomberg/Reuters, etc),
FINTECH, Crypto Assets, Digital Marketing based vendor systems, DLT(Distributional Ledger Technologies) - Blockchain, AI / ALGO based trading in financial markets, Derivatives and Risk Pricing Engines and other Software Computational Programs,
Risk MIS/ERP Project Management Tasks, 4GL Fourth Generation Languages, Data Warehousing, BI, MI, SQL, NoSQL, and so on etc.
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Annual WEF commences tomorrow w/ #DavosAgenda.

Key theme: rebuilding #trust - in order to obtain new social #contract - required for global #greatreset that will secure/serve ruling class & corporate power expansion.

Accounts to follow, followed by Klaus Schwab account:
The "new social contract" will be sold via the global rebranding of capitalism. #StakeholderCapitalism is the branded concept of a capitalism w/ #Purpose.

"CEOs [] are rightfully concerned about the increasing fragility [] & the threat to capitalism..." #BRT #Imperative21
[Accounts appear in order chosen by account admin.]

5th & 6th accounts followed: #GlobalShapers & Young Global Leaders. Youth are a key target demographic, to be shaped/molded for #GreatReset. Jan 2021: Global Shapers opens 444th hub in Morocco #Africa:

northafricapost.com/46816-wefs-glo…
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Four Work Trends Set to Boom

Some food for thought for the new year...

#TechForGood #FutureOfWork

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workforcefuturist.substack.com/p/four-work-tr…
1 - More Ways to Earn

Chefs 🧑‍🍳
Gamers 👾
Teachers 👩‍🏫
#crypto freelancers 🚀
and Pet Caretakers 🦮🐩🐶

#GigEconomy #careers

sidehustlestack.co

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2 - More Ways to Learn

Massive investment in lifelong learning and reskilling

Estimated at $7 trillion by 2025 @holoniq

#Education #EdTech #HigherEducation #Learning #Disneyfication @packyM @satyanadella @LambdaSchool @lyndagratton

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A short thread on the Few lessons I learned from #MarketWizards Books 📚

-There is no Single True Path
-Find a Method that is Compatible with your personality
-You may have to change your methods before you find the Right One
-Keep a Trading Journal

#book #learning

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-Know your Edge
-Learn from your Mistakes
-Risk Management is most important
-Stoploss should be placed a proper levels
-Don't speculate with a Loss
-Take larger positions on high conviction bets
-Don't trade so large that fear becomes a dominant factor

(2/n)
-Hope is not a strategy
-Don't trade based on other's recommendations
-Distinguish between trade outcomes and trade decisions
-Human Emotions are detrimental to trading/investing
-Guard against impulsive trades
-Trades motivated by greed usually end badly

(3/n)
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