Nitin Kamath on bootstrapping a billion dollar company shares his own evolution and reflects on the nature of business.

Victor or Vaniquished?

While being stuck in traffic I saw a bunch of kids in a school playing by themselves.

One game in particular caught my attention. There was this one guy standing in the middle of the ground with his back bent. All the other boys would just run up to him, place their palms on his back and just jump over him.

He was happy and they were too.

It made me wonder what this would look like out there in the real world? Would one of them be the victor and the other the vanquished?

My spiritual master once told me. It’s not enough to just be good but you’ve to also be strong otherwise you will be exploited and get crushed.

After all there must be a reason why they say, the world is not a fair place.

Straight trees are cut first


Perfection is the enemy of done!

If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.

~Mark Twain

A remarkably objective take on the impact of AI on jobs in particular and our lives as a whole.

Kailash is the CTO of Zerodha and has his PhD in another interesting AI domain of neurocomputation and computational linguistics.…

Me: Do I know? Is it true?

Also me: No, I don’t know!

Trust is a super power!!! 🦸‍♂️

Its ironic how our education system is designed (from kindergarten through to PhD and beyond) to teach us more and more about less and less until we learn everything about nothing 😉

It is legitimate and necessary to wonder whether life has a meaning.

~Albert Camus

It is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

The art 🎨 of listening 🎧

Is the art of living.

The world is a dynamic mess of jiggling things if you look at it right.

~Richard Feynman explaining rubber bands(14 min 35 secs)

Great ideas are easy to understand but hard to embrace.

When you lie, especially in the name of truth and friendship, its an inevitable slippery slope all the way down to the loss of integrity.

Claude Shannon's Prophecy?

I visualize a time when we will be to robots what dogs are to humans. And I am rooting for the machines.

~Claude Shannon

Given how AI has taken off in the recent past. The above quote by the father of information technology seems rather prophetic on his birthday.

His seminal work The mathematical theory of communication

So many people say so many things without actually meaning any of it, that its funny as fuck and frustrating at the same time!

She said to me:

You & I are like:

Leaves in 🫖

Beans in ☕

Cocoa in 🍫


Fuel in the 🚀

one with each other!


The most important❓ on everyone’s mind rn:

Is Artificial Intelligence going to make us Really Dumb?