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James Patrick O'Shaughnessy is an American investor and the founder, Chairman, and Chief Investment Officer of O'Shaughnessy Asset Management, LLC, an asset management firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.
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The Making and Maintenance of Open Source Software
Nadia Eghbal - Aug 04, 2020
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An inside look at modern open source software developers--and their applications to, and influence on, our online social world."Nadia is one of today's most nuanced thinkers about the depth and potential of online communities, and this book could not have come at a better time." --Devon Zuegel, director of product, communities at GitHubOpen source ...
Patrick OShaughnessy
Feb 22, 2021
@johnjnay @github Yes great book      source
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Linda Xie
Tao Te Ching
Lao Tzu - Apr 28, 2020 (first published in 600)
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A lucid translation of the well-known Taoist classic by a leading scholar-now in a Shambhala Pocket Library edition. Written more than two thousand years ago, the Tao Teh Ching, or -The Classic of the Way and Its Virtue, - is one of the true classics of the world of spiritual literature. Traditionally attributed to the legendary -Old Master, - Lao ...
Patrick OShaughnessy
Feb 20, 2021
Meticulous reading and re-reading of key philosophy books Some: Upanishads World as Will and Representation Hero With a Thousand Faces Freedom from the Known Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying No death, No Fear Living Life Backwards Tao Te Ching Metaphysics (Aristotle)      source
Living Life Backward
How Ecclesiastes Teaches Us to Live in Light of the End
David Gibson - Jul 31, 2017
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Only by keeping the end in mind can a person truly learn how to live in the here and now. Living in light of our death reorients us to our limitations as creatures and helps us see God’s good gifts right in front of us—enabling us to live wisely, freely, and generously. Drawing on wisdom from the book of Ecclesiastes, David Gibson teaches us to emb...
Patrick OShaughnessy
Feb 20, 2021
Meticulous reading and re-reading of key philosophy books Some: Upanishads World as Will and Representation Hero With a Thousand Faces Freedom from the Known Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying No death, No Fear Living Life Backwards Tao Te Ching Metaphysics (Aristotle)      source
Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying
PhD Francisco J. Varela - Oct 25, 2016 (first published in 1997)
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This is an absorbing account of a dialogue between leading Western scientists and the foremost representative of Buddhism today, the Dalai Lama of Tibet.For modern science, the transitional states of consciousness lie at the forefront of research in many fields. For a Buddhist practitioner, these same states present crucial opportunities to explore...
Patrick OShaughnessy
Feb 20, 2021
Meticulous reading and re-reading of key philosophy books Some: Upanishads World as Will and Representation Hero With a Thousand Faces Freedom from the Known Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying No death, No Fear Living Life Backwards Tao Te Ching Metaphysics (Aristotle)      source
The Hero with a Thousand Faces
Joseph Campbell - Jul 27, 2008 (first published in 1949)
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Since its release in 1949, The Hero with a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of modern psychology with Joseph Campbells revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. In these pages, Campbell outlines the Heros Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all...
Patrick OShaughnessy
Feb 20, 2021
Meticulous reading and re-reading of key philosophy books Some: Upanishads World as Will and Representation Hero With a Thousand Faces Freedom from the Known Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying No death, No Fear Living Life Backwards Tao Te Ching Metaphysics (Aristotle)      source
The Upanishads
Eknath Easwaran - Jan 01, 2007 (first published in 500)
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Among the oldest of India’s spiritual texts, the Upanishads are records of intensive question-and-answer sessions given by illumined sages to their students – in ashrams, at family gatherings, in a royal court, and in the kingdom of Death. The sages share flashes of insight, extraordinary visions, the results of their investigation into consciousne...
Patrick OShaughnessy
Feb 20, 2021
Meticulous reading and re-reading of key philosophy books Some: Upanishads World as Will and Representation Hero With a Thousand Faces Freedom from the Known Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying No death, No Fear Living Life Backwards Tao Te Ching Metaphysics (Aristotle)      source
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No Death, No Fear
Comforting Wisdom for Life
Thich Nhat Hanh - Aug 05, 2003 (first published in 2002)
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With hard-won wisdom and refreshing insight, Thich Nhat Hanh confronts a subject that has been contemplated by Buddhist monks and nuns for twenty-five-hundred years—and a question that has been pondered by almost anyone who has ever lived: What is death? In No Death, No Fear, the acclaimed teacher and poet examines our concepts of death, fear, and ...
Patrick OShaughnessy
Feb 20, 2021
Meticulous reading and re-reading of key philosophy books Some: Upanishads World as Will and Representation Hero With a Thousand Faces Freedom from the Known Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying No death, No Fear Living Life Backwards Tao Te Ching Metaphysics (Aristotle)      source
Freedom from the Known
Jiddu Krishnamurti - Mar 19, 1975 (first published in 1969)
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Krishnamurti shows how people can free themselves radically and immediately from the tyranny of the expected, no matter what their age--opening the door to transforming society and their relationships....
Patrick OShaughnessy
Feb 20, 2021
Meticulous reading and re-reading of key philosophy books Some: Upanishads World as Will and Representation Hero With a Thousand Faces Freedom from the Known Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying No death, No Fear Living Life Backwards Tao Te Ching Metaphysics (Aristotle)      source
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Naval Ravikant
The World as Will and Representation, Vol. 1
Arthur Schopenhauer - Jun 01, 1966 (first published in 1818)
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Arthur Schopenhauer's Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung is one of the most important philosophical works of the nineteenth century, the basic statement of one important stream of post-Kantian thought. It is without question Schopenhauer's greatest work. Conceived and published before the philosopher was 30 and expanded 25 years later, it is the su...
Patrick OShaughnessy
Feb 20, 2021
Meticulous reading and re-reading of key philosophy books Some: Upanishads World as Will and Representation Hero With a Thousand Faces Freedom from the Known Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying No death, No Fear Living Life Backwards Tao Te Ching Metaphysics (Aristotle)      source
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Sheryl Sandberg
Metaphysicsby Aristotle
Jan 01, 1786 (first published in 330)
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Metaphysics is one of the principal works of Aristotle and the first major work of the branch of philosophy with the same name. The principal subject is "being qua being", or being understood as being. It examines what can be asserted about anything that exists just because of its existence and not because of any special qualities it has. Also cove...
Patrick OShaughnessy
Feb 20, 2021
Meticulous reading and re-reading of key philosophy books Some: Upanishads World as Will and Representation Hero With a Thousand Faces Freedom from the Known Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying No death, No Fear Living Life Backwards Tao Te Ching Metaphysics (Aristotle)      source
One Up
Creativity, Competition, and the Global Business of Video Games
Joost van Dreunen - Oct 06, 2020
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What explains the massive worldwide success of video games such as Fortnite, Minecraft, and Pok�mon Go? Game companies and their popularity are poorly understood and often ignored from the standpoint of traditional business strategy. Yet this industry generates billions in revenue by thinking creatively about digital distribution, free-to-play cont...
Patrick OShaughnessy
Jan 05, 2021
Just finished this book by @joosterizer, which had great detail on the business history of the video game industry. I wish there were more primers written like this. What are some other industry primers that people like?      source
The Wisdom of Life by Arthur Schopenhauer
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro