Friday, September 4, 2015


How America Lost Track of Ben Franklin’s Definition of Success [H/T @AlexRubalcava] (LINK) [Related book: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin]
According to Franklin, what mattered in business was humility, restraint, and discipline. But today’s Type-A MBAs would find him qualified for little more than a career in middle management.
FRMO Corp. - Fiscal 2015 Letter to Shareholders [H/T ValueWalk] (LINK)

The IPhone Company: Apple's financial dependence on the smartphone is increasing (LINK)

John Malone’s Return to The US Cable Industry (LINK)

Some Thoughts on Coal Companies and Railroads (LINK)

Aswath Damodaran: The Fed, Interest Rates and Stock Prices: Fighting the Fear Factor (LINK)

Brain Pickings on Freeman Dyson's Dreams of Earth and Sky (LINK)

Richard Dawkins’ final interview with Christopher Hitchens [H/T The Browser] (LINK)
The 2011 Christmas issue of the New Statesman was guest edited by Richard Dawkins. This is his interview with Christopher Hitchens from that issue. It was to be Hitchens' final interview; he died as it was published. A sensation at the time, it is now available to read online for the first time.