Sunday, July 26, 2015


A Dozen Things Learned from Paul Tudor Jones About Investing and Trading (LINK)

Sanjay Bakshi: Some Thoughts on Roller Coaster Investing (LINK)

Morgan Downey, author of Oil 101, on The Investors Podcast [H/T beforelosingmysanity] (LINK)

Amazon Dazzles in the Brave New World of the Cloud (LINK)

6 Great Investors Explain What Makes Stocks Rise (LINK)

Easy DNA Editing Will Remake the World. Buckle Up. [H/T The Big Picture] (LINK)

Four-legged fossil snake is a world first (LINK)

NASA spies Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting Sun-like star (LINK)

Oliver Sacks: My Periodic Table (LINK) [Beautiful writing like this makes me excited to read Sacks' autobiography, On the Move, soon. And catch up on some of his earlier work at some point.]
A few weeks ago, in the country, far from the lights of the city, I saw the entire sky “powdered with stars” (in Milton’s words); such a sky, I imagined, could be seen only on high, dry plateaus like that of Atacama in Chile (where some of the world’s most powerful telescopes are). It was this celestial splendor that suddenly made me realize how little time, how little life, I had left. My sense of the heavens’ beauty, of eternity, was inseparably mixed for me with a sense of transience — and death.