Friday, August 26, 2016


Berkshire’s Jain Tells Gen Re Staff to Fix ‘Problem’ With Costs [H/T Will] (LINK)

Mohnish Pabrai's Hedge Fund Interview Guide (LINK)

Paul Tudor Jones & the Nature of the Beast - by Ben Carlson (LINK)

NPR: TED Radio Hour - Can Slowing Down Help You Be More Creative? (LINK) [This podcast episode goes well with  Episode 07 (“Hallelujah”) of Malcolm Gladwell's podcast.]
Related book: Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
I’m a very slow thinker - by Derek Sivers (LINK)

Colombia and FARC Announce Deal to End the Americas’ Longest War (LINK)

Latticework of Mental Models: The Halo Effect (LINK)
Related book: The Halo Effect (the audiobook is also just $5.95, HERE)
Audible's latest sale (ends August 31st) has a bunch of former Daily Deals on sale once again. And there are some fantastic titles on the list. Here are some that stood out to me (if you're not an Audible member, you can sign up for a free trial HERE, which includes 2 free audiobooks as well):

Man's Search for Meaning ($2.95)

Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! ($3.95)

The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries ($1.95)

The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives ($3.95)

The Five Elements of Effective Thinking ($1.95)

A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) ($2.95)

The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, The Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World ($3.95)

The Hunt for Vulcan: …And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe ($1.95)

Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World ($2.95)

Earth Moved: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms ($2.95)

John Quincy Adams ($3.95)

The Prince - By Niccolo Machiavelli ($1.95)

Candide - by Voltaire ($1.95)

Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life - By Thich Nhat Hanh ($1.95)