Wednesday, May 24, 2017


5 Good Summer Reads - By Bill Gates (LINK)

Cloud Computing owner Seth Klarman and trainer Chad Brown describe their horse's Preakness Stakes victory (video) (LINK)

After attending race growing up, Baltimore-raised owner Seth Klarman soaking in Preakness victory [H/T Linc] (LINK)
Though it isn't certain whether Klarman will run Cloud Computing in the Belmont Stakes, it seems doubtful considering that the 3-year-old's first three races all came exactly month apart. The last leg of the Triple Crown will be in three weeks. Nor is Klarman second-guessing himself for not running his horse earlier this month at Churchill Downs. 
"No regrets," he said. "I think possibly some of the reasons we won today was because we were patient and didn't throw an inexperienced horse against a 20-horse field in the Derby on a very difficult track. I think that's actually why we're here today. I also learned in life that you don't look back with a lot of would've, could've, should've. We made a great call, and we're ecstatic and we'll worry about the future, not the past."
How I Built This podcast -- Compaq Computers: Rod Canion (LINK)
In 1981, engineer Rod Canion left Texas Instruments and co-founded Compaq, which created the first IBM-compatible personal computer. This opened the door to an entire industry of PCs that could run the same software. PLUS in our postscript "How You Built That," how frustrated renter Melanie Colón created an easier way to communicate with noisy neighbors, called Apt App.
Latticework of Mental Models: Decision Fatigue (LINK)

Marc Andreessen on the Masters in Business podcast (LINK)

Invest Like the Best podcast: The Art of Asset Allocation, with David Salem (LINK)

Charley Ellis on the Capital Allocators Podcast (LINK)

How Anker is beating Apple and Samsung at their own accessory game (LINK)

Tulips, Myths, and Cryptocurrencies - by Ben Thompson (LINK)

a16z Podcast: The Blockchain, in Congress (LINK)

a16z Podcast: What Technology Wants, Needs, Does (LINK)

John Grisham’s 15-Hour Workweek (LINK)