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Celebrating 7 years of teaching computational finance.

Teaching computational finance to ordinary mortals. Time sure flies when you are having fun. It’s been 7 years and change since we first started this project as an experiment. An initial dump of class notes for my students dedicated to teaching computational finance that over

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Community strikes gold at Nestio Startup Weekend

The community wins at the Nestio Startup Weekend, Karachi. If you need to feel the buzz in Karachi, the Nestio is a good bet to get an instant triple shot of positive vibe, optimism and hope. On any given evening the community tends to be

Startup Founders and Failure – The crash course is back.

Startup Founders and Failure. After a break of thirteen years I finally agreed to teach the Startup Founders and Failures Crash Course in the full 12 week format at Habib University this year. The course uses a failure based framework to teach startup founding teams

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On rational thinking. Rationality is overrated.

Rationality is overrated. On rational thinking. A few months ago I was asked to address an audience of budding actuaries. As I spoke to them about model building, I touched upon the fatal attraction of rationality in making bigger choices and decisions. Of how it deceives

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Producing great marketing videos. A short case study

Building a great marketing video. A case study How do you put together a great marketing video? Are there any simple rules and tips that can help you get your message across? How is it different from writing copy for your bill board advert, putting

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