The Modeller’s Miscellany #110
"Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune"
- Jim Rohn
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How social media distorts reality
We are all aware that social media is having a massive impact on us as individuals and on our culture. The Center for Humane Technology has published this list of 8 Ways Social Media Distorts Reality. It shares some useful and specific ways that we may be having our view of the world influenced by what we consume on social.
Jay-Z invests in FinTech
He may have 99 problems, but the global superstar might just help ensure a poor credit rating isn't one for you. Read more.
(I'm pretty proud of myself for coming up with that line - Giles)
Spreadsheets are cool
I know you think they are already, but it seems like there's a new wave of spreadsheet enthusiasm in the air. This is in no small part due to the influence of stars like Kat Norton, a.k.a. Miss Excel, who has amassed around 1.5 million followers on TikTok and Instagram in just a couple of years.
How to speak more professionally
How to professionally say is a list of things you might want to say at work, offering suggestions for more effective ways to say them. Instead of saying “that sounds like a horrible idea,” you can say “are we confident that this is the best solution or are we still exploring alternatives?” Not all of them flow naturally but there are some good examples to choose from.
Modeller’s Miscellany Jobs
If you have a financial modelling related position you’d like us to include, please email email@example.com.
EMP Consultant - Lionpoint Group - London, UK (Hybrid)
Financial Modeller - Settlement Services International - Sydney, Australia
Financial Modeller - Settlement Services International - Brisbane, Australia
Financial Analyst - Walt Disney Company - New York, USA
Market timing wisdom from @behaviourgap