Money, probability and predicting the future rss

Smurfing the government for smurfs and giggles

Money Laundering for Beginners

The other day I posted a short piece about my adventure at the bank and the topic of money laundering came up and it was pretty obvious that this is a mysterious subject that’s not well understood. If you’re one of those people who don’t understand money laundering (in Romanian it’s called “spalare” or “washing”… Read More ›

Putin and Crimea.

Once and for all, what REALLY happened in Crimea

I know most Americans and a lot of “westerners”, particularly at high levels of governments, are currently thinking Putin got away with murder. Somehow he “stole” Crimea in the blink of an eye and now there’s nothing we can do about it. He outfoxed us and now we’re flaring our nostrils and trying to drown… Read More ›

Si vreu s'arunc cu banii!

Bunicuta de Aur

Oh lord, if there’s one thing that makes me laugh, it’s my own foolishness. Just a few days ago I was writing about confirmation bias and last night I realized that I too had fallen into this trap. Since January 1, as you know, I’ve been undergoing intensive language training in Russian. With all the… Read More ›