Sunday, March 20, 2016


A Dozen Things Learned from Benjamin Franklin About Money and Investing (LINK)

How Maritime Insurance Built Ancient Rome (LINK)

Hardcore History podcast: Kings of Kings II (LINK)
From Biblical-era coup conspiracies to the horrific aftermath of ancient combat this second installment of the series on the Kings of Achaemenid Persia goes where only Dan can take it. For better or worse…
The Knowledge Project podcast: Alexander Shelley (LINK)
On this episode of the knowledge project you'll learn about what goes through conductor Alexander Shelley's mind as he walks from the dressing room to the podium, the architecture of music, why Beethoven's 5th Symphony is so popular, the necessity of art and culture in our busy world and so much more. 
Masters in Business podcast: Bethany McLean (LINK)
In our latest Masters in Business podcast, we speak with Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair contributing editor, and author of numerous books, most famously The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron.
Exponent podcast Episode 071: Pickaxe Retailers (LINK)
Ben and James discuss the connection between Amazon’s business model and organizational structure, why Dropbox shouldn’t have left AWS, and why Apple should buy Dropbox. Plus, does WeWork’s valuation make sense, and why such company’s are exciting.