We always assume we know and understand the famous people who have inspired generations, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Elon Musk... Their faces, headlines with their names, and their famous quotes show up in our life everywhere. But I have realized I don’t really know about them until I read their…


How To Avoid It In Big Tech Companies

Leading a cross-functional project in a big tech company is challenging. You are responsible for planning well, delegating well, executing well, communicating well, and shipping in a timely manner. Any miss in those things could cause extra efforts to fix it. …


Don’t let unawareness of tax benefits eat into your net worth

Investing is exciting and gives your freedom. Compounding is empowering. To get the investing snowball rolling, you need to maximize the capital you put into work in the market and the time the capital stays in the market.

“Good investing isn’t necessarily about earning the highest returns. It’s about earning…


How to Maximize Learning on Twitter

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I had a Twitter account for years. I followed software, finance, startups, funny people, and acquaintances on Twitter. My followers were my friends and colleagues. To me, Twitter had always been a social network where I could check out the news as well.

Unless you set your account to be…


Please Do My Code Reviews

This is not my first article about code reviews. My article How These Code Review Etiquettes Can Shape Your Team Culture, an attempt to address how to improve team morale via code reviews, received positive feedback from my readers and colleagues. …


How Cornelius Vanderbilt Dominated The Railroad Industry in the 19th Century

Key People in the short squeezes two centuries apart: Cornelius Vanderbilt (left), and the Roaring Kitty (right)

The US stock market has been in a trading frenzy since the beginning of 2021. The names GME, GameStop, hedge fund, Robinhood have popped up in the news. Before I talk about the original short squeeze, let me recount what has just happened in 2021 so far.

The Big Short Squeeze in 2021

GameStop (ticker: GME)…


2011–2020

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Benjamin Graham’s The Intelligent Investor (1949)and Burton Malkiel’s A Random Walk Down Wall Street (1973) have a tremendous impact on my investing style. They used empirical data to prove that, the long-term buy and hold investors have often outperformed the traders.

I also learned that the legendary investor of our…


An In-depth Review on My 1-Month Passive Random Investing Results

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I have been collecting data and drafting the article since the beginning of the year. My plan was to publish it today - the last trading day of January 2021, to share my results. …


What I Learned From Writing on Medium

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2020 was the first year I spent quality time on Medium. Writing has been not only a record of my thoughts and ideas but also an exploration to complete them.

When an idea is born, it is natural and spontaneous and fades away easily. So I take note of every…


A Year of Principles and Finance

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In early 2020, my son asked me, “Mommy, do you know what the biggest place is?” While I was questioning the eligibility of the question, he told me, “It is a library because it has everything.” His words are simply inspiring.

I learned a ton from my experiences and mistakes…

Grace Huang

Ex-founder with a successful exit. I write about startups, entrepreneurship, investing, software and hardware engineering, manufacturing, and lifelong learning.

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