Thursday, June 4, 2015


Elizabeth Holmes on Charlie Rose (video) (LINK) [And the video of her May commencement speech at Pepperdine which is mentioned in the interview, is HERE. "Success is not a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire."]

Richard Thaler talks to Google about his new book, Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics (video) [H/T ValueWalk] (LINK)

How a curmudgeonly old reporter exposed the FIFA scandal (LINK)
Related books: Foul!: the Secret World of Fifa; Bribes, Vote Rigging and Ticket Scandals (2006); Omertà: Sepp Blatter's FIFA Organised Crime Family (2014)
Bruce Greenwald on Challenges Finding Opportunities [H/T ValueWalk] (LINK) [There are also a few more videos from First Eagle, HERE.]

InvestingByTheBooks interviews William Green about his book, The Great Minds of Investing (LINK)

Why Did John Malone Invest in Lions Gate? (LINK)

Meet the Journalist Who Fooled Millions About Chocolate and Weight Loss (LINK) [This also reminds me of an article Peter Bevelin mentioned in one of my interviews with him: Why Most Published Research Findings Are False.]

How Ink Is Made (video) [H/T The Late Show Podcast] (LINK)

The Pillars of Creation: What's changed? (LINK)

In Michael Lombardi's interview with Shane Parrish, he mentioned Evan Thomas' biography of Robert Kennedy as being one that had a big influence on him. It looks like Thomas is set to come out with a biography on Richard Nixon in a couple of weeks, which Walter Isaacson recently recommended: Being Nixon: A Man Divided