Somehow I Missed this Bill Gates Quote

Here’s a photo of a poster I recently spotted for sale by a sidewalk vendor here in New Delhi’s Connaught Place. Yes, it has the billionaire Microsoft founder and now famed philanthropist Bill Gates saying: “If you born poor it’s not your mistake, but if you die poor it’s your mistake.” Hmm…

Newley’s Notes 139: Toyota –> Grab; AT&T-Time Warner; Soccer Hair; Renegade Raccoon

Edition 139 of my email newsletter went out last Sunday. If you’d like NN delivered to your inbox before it’s posted here, simply enter your email address at this link. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s brief, and few people unsubscribe. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. It’s been a fantastic World […]

Newley’s Notes 138: The. World. Cup!; RIP Tony Bourdain; Japanese Mini-Truck Gardening

Edition 138 of my email newsletter went out on Sunday. If you’d like NN delivered to your inbox before it’s posted here, simply enter your email address at this link. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s brief, and few people unsubscribe. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. So, can you believe the […]

Loris Karius and the Existential Pain of Goalkeeping

When the soul suffers too much, it develops a taste for misfortune. — Albert Camus, goalkeeper and philosopher When I was eighteen years old, during the fall of my freshman year, I started in goal as my college soccer team faced off at home against a particularly difficult opponent. I can’t remember the scoreline. We […]

Newley’s Notes 137: Tommy Talks Royals; China’s Tech Titans; Singing Bulldogs

Edition 137 of my email newsletter went out on Sunday. If you’d like NN delivered to your inbox before it’s posted here, simply enter your email address at this link. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s brief, and few people unsubscribe. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. Here are ten items worth […]

Newley’s Notes 136: Go-Jek Expands; Theranos Exposed; Gareth Bale = Genius

Edition 136 of my email newsletter went out a couple weeks back. If you’d like NN delivered to your inbox before it’s posted here, simply enter your email address at this link. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s brief, and few people unsubscribe. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. Here are ten […]

Newley’s Notes 135: India’s WhatsApp-ocalypse; the Ascent of Fortnite; Year’s Best Fail

Edition 135 of my email newsletter went out a few weeks back. If you’d like NN delivered to your inbox before it’s posted here, simply enter your email address at this link. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s brief, and few people unsubscribe. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. Here are ten […]

Delhi Snapshot: Family of Four — Plus a Goat — on a Motorbike

Spotted this here in New Delhi a while back and meant to share here. Yes, this appears to be a dad driving a motorbike, with his son in front and his daughter behind him. Then on the back is the mom. With a goat on her lap. Fun for the whole family (including pet and/or […]