Friday, September 9, 2016


An interview with Robert Cialdini about his new book, Pre-Suasion (LINK)

Wells Fargo fined $185M for fake accounts; 5,300 were fired (LINK)
Related article from last November [H/T @jasonzweigwsj]: At Wells Fargo, How Far Did Bank’s Sales Culture Go?
On Float: The Full 60 Page PDF - by Jason Rivera (LINK)
Related previous post: Professor Sanjay Bakshi’s Presentation on Floats & Moats
An interview with the Economist columnist Ryan Avent on his new book about how technology will change the labor force (LINK)
Related book: The Wealth of Humans
Freakonomics Radio: Why Uber Is an Economist’s Dream (LINK)

Exponent podcast: Episode 087 — Meditations on Courage (LINK)
Ben and James discuss James’ adventurous summer and the recent Apple event and what it says about the future of Apple.
Bizarre ant colony discovered in an abandoned Polish nuclear weapons bunker [H/T @rorysutherland] (LINK)

Permanent happiness is a myth: Why you shouldn’t want to always be happy [H/T @AdamMGrant...We often say “Won’t it be great when” and “Wasn’t it great when.” Happiness is saying “Isn’t this great, right now?”] (LINK)