Jelmer de Boer

@jelmerdeboer

Writer.
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  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Joined March 2018
What are you reading?

The basic hypothesis of the book is that sudden high-impact events shape the world much more than planned or predicted events. But, as with all good books, I can't tell you in a few words why it's so good.

What are you reading?

I'm rereading The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb.

Maker of things

What's good about it man?

The basic hypothesis of the book is that sudden high-impact events shape the world much more than planned or predicted events. But, as with all good books, I can't tell you in a few words why it's so good.

What is a book/essay/article that you keep going back to for learning about a fundamental thing?

The book Antifragile by Nassim Taleb, for learning about life. Hits me differently every time I read it. Because I'm in different life phases or have more / other knowledge.

Sleeping for 5 Hours is Better Than 8? True?

Most profound statement is that people who are sleep deprived donโ€™t know theyโ€™re deprived of sleep because theyโ€™re deprived of sleep.