Most people don’t think

It’s been a while since this topic has come to my mind. I’m procrastinating and not willing to write about this topic as it’s provocative. No one wants to be told that “you don’t think.” Everyone think that, or want to be, they are the smartest. But in reality, most of the time we don’t…More

I decided not to set any goals

I wrote about forgetting the past in my last article. Let’s talk about the future. There are three dimensions in our life: the past, the present and the future. I always live in the present, letting go of the the past and the future. By eliminating them, I spend more energy on my current life and enjoy…More

Stop living in the past

I had an old blog written in Chinese. Two questions come to my mind: 1. Should I translate the articles and rewrite them in English?2. Should I maintain my old blog written in Chinese? The idea of translating my old articles looks enticing. I can generate high throughput without much efforts. But I immediately abandon…More

Ditch Facebook and Google

Facebook and Google are indispensable to most people. You scroll mindlessly every day for information and entertainment on Facebook and Instagram. Tools like Google search, Gmail, Google maps, Google Drive and YouTube are convenient and, more importantly, free. In recent years, however, people start to realize that free is actually expensive in the sense that you instead pay…More

Why I don’t read news

People spend hours reading news on newspaper, social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, forums like Reddit, etc. An avalanche of information stifles us every single day. But is it useful? Is it worth spending my precious time keeping up with the latest news? My answer is no. I don’t read news anymore. Let’s…More

Writing procrastination

I always want to write consistently, but it failed. No, I lied. I’m actually be able to write blogs in a consistent way (weekly) but not in the way I wanted. Let me explain. I often try different blogging platforms, from Geocities to blogger.com, then to self-hosted WordPress, hosted WordPress, static site generator via Hexo, finally…More

2020 Annual report of my portfolio

Return: +331.4% Performance: Portfolio +331.4% NASDAQ +44.07% S&P +16.6% Monthly performance: Month YTD Change Jan +25% +25% Feb +16.5% -6.8% Mar +3.3% -11.2% Apr +21.7% +17.8% May +76.4% +44.9% Jun +92.6% +9.1% Jul +147% +28.2% Aug +184.7% +15.2% Sep +191.5% +2.39% Oct +165.2% -9% Nov +327.3% +61.1% Dec +331.4% +1% Allocation: SQ NET Cash 31…More