Saturday, May 7, 2016


There’s a High Price for ‘Low Volatility’ - by Jason Zweig (LINK)

"60 Minutes" on the Fintech industry (video) [H/T Abnormal Returns] (LINK)
It's being called the financial technology, or fintech, revolution. Lesley Stahl meets some of the fintechies challenging the establishment, seeking to reinvent nearly every aspect of modern banking
Using ‘Inflection Points’ to Overcome Fintech Startup Distribution Challenges (LINK)

Latticework of Mental Models: Loser’s Game (LINK)

Why the billionaire founder of Sam Adams still flies coach and has his executives do the same (LINK)

Dyson Wants to Create a Hair Dryer Revolution [H/T The Big Picture] (LINK) [James Dyson's autobiography and appearance on Charlie Rose are also recommended.]

Stan Druckenmiller's Sohn Conference Transcript And Slides (LINK)

Exponent podcast: EPISODE 078 — BENDING TREES (LINK)

HBR IdeaCast (podcast): Let Employees Be People (LINK)
Related book: An Everyone Culture
Nature Podcast: 05 May 2016 – negative results, brain energy, ketamine, embryos and Rhino IVF (LINK)

Sean Carroll recommends five books on Biology [H/T The Browser] (LINK)
The books: (1) The Eighth Day of Creation: Makers of the Revolution in Biology; (2) Darwin: The Life of a Tormented Evolutionist; (3) The Man Who Found the Missing Link; (4) The Statue Within: An Autobiography; (5) The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinction; And Carroll's recent book is The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters