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The Pi Shaped blog is about the intersection of business and science.  Some posts may lean more heavily in either the direction as I may focus solely on the stock market or  analyze a specific biotech company, but of particular interest is applying innovations from the lab bench to real world problems.

There’s a concept floating around about the shapes people adopt.  I consider myself a “T-shaped” individual.  Great depth of knowledge in one specialized area.  Broad base of general knowledge in many areas.  However, I’m on a quest to develop into a “Pi-shaped” individual.  My goal is to present to you, the reader, a not-so-random assortment of posts and musing from the experiences and knowledge intended to allow us both to become just a little bit more Pi-shaped.  Or T-shaped.  Or any-shaped.  In short, let us shape each other into better people.

The natural path of being a young 20-something in the sciences led me to graduate school, where I developed my vertical component to my T.  I received my M.Sc. in organic chemistry, but one of the major themes I took away from grad school is that it really is best to be true to oneself and no one else.  Phew, for a minute there, I lost myself.

I’ve continuously sought out the “why” and “how” of events that affect my life directly.  The current economic downturn has encouraged me to study our financial system.  Our economy has endured the longest recession since the great depression.  I had to know why.  I had to know how.

I hope by writing this blog I can impart any sort of knowledge I’ve gained in the process of asking why and how to you, the reader.  And, hopefully, by doing so, we’ll both learn a thing or two. 

Luke Ceo performs research in drug delivery at MIT.  Prior to his current position, he was a scientist at an early-stage biotech startup where he worked on expanding the company’s intellectual property and biologically validated lead hits in their high throughput screening process.

Connect with Luke on LinkedIn.

All transactions described on this blog were performed on the Investopedia Stock Simulator and not in the real stock market.  I have no actual positions in any stocks mentioned nor will I be initiating any actual positions in the next 6 months.  Furthermore, the information on this blog should not be considered financial advice.  I am not an investment professional nor do I possess any accounting qualifications.  The main purpose of the blog is to educate its readership, myself included, about concepts and ideas that were previously unknown to me.

  1. Sharon
    January 5, 2013 at 2:26 am

    Excelent! You are a very clever person. Thank you for shares your ideas and thinkings. If you like to Know how invest and my way to make money,,, please follow me . I´m the numero 1 in investopedia game 2013. Regasrds . Sharon!

  2. Sharon
    January 5, 2013 at 2:27 am

    pd: im the best,, most like you.byebye

  3. Anonymous
    February 20, 2013 at 7:20 pm

    I look forward to seeing more posts from you. Very thoughtful and interesting.

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