"A good idea will draw overly-optimistic entrepreneurs to it like moths to a flame: all get immolated but the one with the dumb luck to kiss the flame at the perfect instant. (How many payment startup were there before Paypal? How many social networks before Facebook? How many search engines before Google?) How can you catch a falling knife?"

- gwern

A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make $\pi z^2 \times a$ jokes.

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