Category: Advice

These are Swipes that throw off some good advice or wisdom.

Caffeine Spectrum Data

Easily visualize the caffeine content you’re getting from different drinks with this cool graphic.

This is generalized data, actual content can greatly vary.…

The 4% Rule

“The 4% Rule is a “back-of-the-envelope” calculation for how much money you’d need to retire for approximately 25 years.

While people can poke holes in generalized rules like this, it’s …

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The Pareto Principle in action

The Pareto Principle states 20% of activity will account for 80 percent of results.

You can see it demonstrated here on certain consumer products.

Things like detergent, chocolate, and toilet …

Industries die and become niche

When an industry dies, it doesn’t just disappear into oblivion right away. It slowly shrinks, then shrivels, then consolidates, then becomes a small niche. Think:

  • Gas lanterns.
  • Vinyl records. 
  • Horse
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