Monday, December 19, 2016


The Birth & Death Of A Consumer Franchise: Waldbaum’s (LINK)

Rising Rates Ripple Through Mortgage Market (LINK)

The Inside Story of Apple's $14 Billion Tax Bill [H/T @HurriCap] (LINK)

The End of Cloud Computing (video) (LINK)
“I’m going to take you out to the edge to show you what the future looks like.” So begins a16z partner Peter Levine as he takes us on a “crazy” tour of the history and future of cloud computing — from the constant turns between centralized to distributed computing, and even to his “Forrest Gump rule” of investing in these shifts.
How I Built This podcast -- Melissa & Doug: Melissa And Doug Bernstein (LINK)
Melissa and Doug Bernstein's first success was a wooden 'fuzzy puzzle' of farm animals. Today, Melissa & Doug makes over 2,000 kinds of toys and serves as an antidote to the rise of digital toys.
When a Physicist Asked the FBI to Stop Calling Because He Helped Make the Atomic Bomb [H/T @HurriCap] (LINK)

Tarantulas, Killer Caterpillars, and the Most Misunderstood Bugs (LINK)

Investing quote of the day, from Security Analysis:
"Security analysis is a severely practical activity, and it must not linger over matters that are not likely to affect the ultimate judgment."