Thursday, August 17, 2017


Berkshire Hathaway Energy Stands Firm on Its Offer to Acquire Oncor (LINK)

The Canadian Housing Market is Bananas - by Ben Carlson (LINK)

A 2014 book review of Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital [H/T @sanguit] (LINK)
Related video: Web 2.0 Expo NY 2011, A Conversation with Fred Wilson and Carlota Perez
Lessons from 50,000 Interviews: Larry King and Cal Fussman (podcast) (LINK)

Revisionist History podcast: “The Basement Tapes” (LINK)
A cardiologist in Minnesota searches through the basement of his childhood home for a missing box of data from a long-ago experiment. What he discovers changes our understanding of the modern American diet — but also teaches us something profound about what really matters when we honor our parents’ legacy.
Frederick Douglass’s 1866 essay for The Atlantic on how Congress can cope with a chief executive who refuses to recognize the rights of all citizens (LINK)

At Last, A Big, Successful Trial of Probiotics - by Ed Yong (LINK)

The Origin Story of Animals Is a Song of Ice and Fire - by Ed Yong (LINK)

Book of the day [H/T @chriswmayer]: Pitch the Perfect Investment: The Essential Guide to Winning on Wall Street - by Paul D. Sonkin and Paul Johnson