Thursday, October 27, 2016


James Chanos and Kyle Bass speak with Bethany McLean at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit on the global economy and stock markets (video from a couple of weeks ago) [H/T @kevin_holloway] (LINK)
Related book (recommended by Chanos in the interview): The Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse
A short Interview with Bruce Greenwald (video) [H/T ValueWalk] (LINK)

Notes From Invest For Kids Chicago 2016 (LINK)

JPMorgan Pressures AmEx With Richer-Reward Business Card [H/T @TheSovaGroup] (LINK)

Surface Studio, Nintendo Switch, and the Potential of Niche - by Ben Thompson (LINK)

How I Built This podcast - Airbnb: Joe Gebbia (audio) (LINK)

Freakonomics Radio (podcast): In Praise of Incrementalism (LINK)
What do Renaissance painting, civil-rights movements, and Olympic cycling have in common? In each case, huge breakthroughs came from taking tiny steps. In a world where everyone is looking for the next moonshot, we shouldn't ignore the power of incrementalism.
What I Saw On My Wild Visit To a Beach Where the World’s Most Valuable Diamonds Wash Ashore [H/T @MerrynSW] (LINK)

The Science of Eggs [H/T The Browser] (LINK)

Books recommended by Marc Andreessen in the interview linked to yesterday: 1) The Maverick and His Machine: Thomas Watson, Sr. and the Making of IBM; 2) Bill & Dave: How Hewlett and Packard Built the World's Greatest Company; 3) The Wizard of Menlo Park: How Thomas Alva Edison Invented the Modern World; 4) I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford; 5) Leonardo's Lost Robots; 6) The Lunar Men: Five Friends Whose Curiosity Changed the World