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Hi, I'm Ivan. Welcome to my website! I write blog posts and book reviews here. You can find my contact information and a bit more about me on the about page. I'm always happy to hear from readers, and I do my best to reply to every email I get.



greatest hits:



recent writing:


The Matrix looks dramatically different on Hulu versus on HBO Max
2022-01-02
November / December 2021
2022-01-02
Consistent daily price oscillations on the Steam Community Market
2021-12-26
An interesting way to pack bytes into a MIDI SysEx message
2021-12-21
Casting pig iron at the Iroquois smelter
2021-11-21
October 2021
2021-11-12
A brief anecdote about a good leader
2021-11-07
The value of running your adversary's strategy in-house
2021-11-06
September 2021
2021-10-08
Give now, not later
2021-09-18
more ...


recent reading:


Skin in the Game
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
2021-02-13
The Stranger
Albert Camus, translated by Matthew Ward
2021-02-09
Portfolio Society
Ivan Ascher
2021-02-04
How to Do Nothing
Jenny Odell
2021-01-30
John Maynard Keynes
Hyman P. Minsky
2021-01-23
The Asset Economy
Lisa Adkins, Melinda Cooper, Martijn Konings
2021-01-14
The Case for a Job Guarantee
Pavlina R. Tcherneva
2021-01-05
Subprime Attention Crisis
Tim Hwang
2020-12-28
The Code of Capital
Katharina Pistor
2020-12-22
The New Lombard Street
Perry Mehrling
2020-12-09
more ...