Monday, June 12, 2017


Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting 2017 Transcript [H/T Hurricane Capital] (LINK)

TED Talk -- Tim Ferriss: Why you should define your fears instead of your goals (LINK)

Latticework of Mental Models: Risk Aversion Vs Loss Aversion (LINK)

A Dozen Lessons about Business and Investing I’ve Learned from Mike Maples Jr. - by Tren Griffin (LINK)

Harry Markopolos – Who Exposed Madoff – Has Uncovered a New Fraud [H/T ValueWalk] (LINK)

Does Anyone Remember How to Make a Subprime Mortgage? [H/T Matt Levine] (LINK)

How I Built This podcast -- Carol's Daughter: Lisa Price (LINK)

Daron Acemoglu on the Masters in Business podcast (LINK)
Related book:  Why Nations Fail
Hunt, O'Hanley, Greenblatt on the Future of Actives (video) [H/T Linc] (LINK)
PGIM President and CEO David Hunt, State Street Global Advisors President and CEO Ron O'Hanley, and Gotham Asset Management Co-Chief Investment Officer Joel Greenblatt speak with Bloomberg's Peggy Collins at Bloomberg Invest New York about the threat from passives and where they see the biggest areas for growth for active managers. (Source: Bloomberg)
92nd Street Y -- The Stripe Approach to Building a Better Business (video) (LINK)
The Stripe Approach to Building a Better Business with Patrick Collison, Timothy Geithner and Andrew Ross Sorkin. Recorded on May 11, 2017 at 92nd Street Y.
92nd Street Y -- Science and Communication: Alan Alda in Conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson (video) (LINK)
Related book: If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating 
The greatest sports achievement in my lifetime? - by Eugene Wei [H/T The Browser] (LINK)
A week ago, Alex Honnold free climbed El Capitan. With no ropes or climbing gear besides his shoes and chalk, Honnold became the first person to free climb what is universally acknowledged, among the climbing world, as the most daunting challenge in what most people consider to be less sport than a perverse game of Russian roulette with fate.
Book of the day [H/T @BaseHitInvestor]: The Story: An E-commerce Phenomenon