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Housing Crises

The solution to unaffordable rent (like in SFO / LA / NYC) is NOT: — Govt controlling rent prices for landlords, or — Govt subsidising rent for renters/housing vouchers. Unaffordable rent is created by the govt in the first place because of unsustainable zoning laws. This restricts people to build fewer homes which cannot keep […]

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When you’re financially free.

There are two types of freedom in this world. One is financial and the other is societal. You need to accomplish both of them to a certain degree to be truly free. We’ll talk about financial freedom in this post and talk about societal freedom in my next post. Financial Freedom Being financially free basically means if you stop working today, you can maintain […]

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70% tax on millionaires?

70% tax on millionaires? They’ll just end up creating companies and stashing wealth in them to avoid tax because corporate tax is much much lower (~20%). Then you end up increasing corporate tax too which incentivises corporations to have offshore operations and stash their cash offshore, hurting national economy and job growth in the long […]

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Life | A thought experiment.

If you look at what life is from around the world, It basically boils down to atoms which interacts with each other to form molecules and chemical reactions. In-fact all life on earth , all of us — are just a bag of chemical reactions walking around. If that’s the case, then my argument would […]

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How did we win the Imagine Cup?

Here are few of my views from our three year journey at Microsoft Imagine Cup. This is the post of mistakes we made during those years, how we learnt from them and steered clear of them. Think of the start-up, not the project: We always dreamt big. We wanted to start the company with the project […]

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Make people lazy, and you’ll be a millionaire.

Here’s one true fact about people : They love being lazy. How can you leverage that to make money? I say, there are tons of ways to do it! Well, If you haven’t looked at this world closely enough — Lets look at it right now. Most of the inventions in this world just fit […]