Friday, November 24, 2017


"Perhaps the most persistent mistake I encounter is investors overpaying for the hope of growth. It always seems seductive to rotate to something proffering the hope of growth, but all too often we forget the lags that typify turning points. This is made all the more dangerous when the markets concerned are trading on massively elevated valuation multiples." - James Montier (May 2008, via 

A beautiful story about Frank Perdue (LINK)

The Uncertain Future of Bitcoin Futures (LINK)

Dan Pink talks with Dan McGinn, author of Psyched Up (podcast) (LINK)


There are some good titles in Audible's latest $4.95 sale. Some of the ones that stood out to me are below:

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company

The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth

The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story

The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything

The Pixar Touch

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are

Biology: The Science of Life (The Great Courses)

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money

Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World

Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space

The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the Greater Philosophers

On Intelligence

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning

Confessions of an Economic Hitman

iWoz: How I Invented the Personal Computer and Had Fun Along the Way

Hitch-22: A Memoir

Augustus: The Life of Rome's First Emperor