Tuesday, January 10, 2017


Some nice footage of Katharine Graham in 1977 at the 55:38 mark in THIS VIDEO, and at about the 25-minute mark in THIS VIDEO.

An Expert Called Lindy - by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (LINK)
Related book: Antifragile (or the whole collection: INCERTO)
Nassim Taleb also just gave a 5-star Amazon review to the book Perilous Interventions: The Security Council and the Politics of Chaos.

Chuck Klosterman: "But What If We're Wrong" | Talks At Google (LINK)
Related book: But What If We're Wrong?
My Friends are Way Smarter than Me - by Shane Parrish (LINK)

Davis Funds’ Unconventional Wisdom [H/T Will] (LINK)

5 Reasons I’m Optimistic About Africa - By Bill Gates (LINK)

Bill Gross' January 2017 Investment Outlook: "Echoes from Africa" (LINK)

Candy and gum are no longer Mars’ biggest business [H/T Matt] (LINK)

Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ): Bruce Cozadd’s $7 Billion Decision - by Ian Cassel (LINK)

Product Study: iPhone - by Max Olson (LINK)

Barry Ritholtz talks with Dana Telsey on the Masters in Business podcast (LINK)

U.S.-Canada Paper Dispute Shows Unintended Results of Import Tariffs (LINK)

Sir James Goldsmith on Charlie Rose in 1994 (video) [H/T Venkatesh Rao (video)] (LINK)
Related books: 1) Billionaire: The Life and Times of Sir James Goldsmith; 2) The Trap - by James Goldsmith
Francis Fukuyama on Charlie Rose in 2011 (video) [H/T Venkatesh Rao (video)] (LINK)
Related books: 1) The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution; 2) Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy
Helen Czerski on the Inquiring Minds podcast (audio) [H/T @mikedariano] (LINK)
Related book: Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
What is DNA and How Does it Work? (video) [H/T Fred Wilson] (LINK)

A male Japanese macaque monkey has been caught in the act of trying to mate with two Sika deer (LINK)

My God. It’s Full of Black Holes. - By Phil Plait (LINK)

Scientists Predict Star Collision Visible To The Naked Eye In 2022 [H/T Linc] (LINK)