Monday, September 11, 2017


"Life is neither suffering nor pleasure, but the business which we have to do, and which we have to finish honestly, up to our life's end." -Alexis De Tocqueville

A Thesis on the U.S. Airline Industry - by Phil Ordway (LINK)

The "Indian Coffee Can Portfolio" [H/T @chriswmayer] (LINK)

Grant’s Podcast: Empty seats at the Fed -- and empty data from Facebook (LINK)

a16z Podcast: Adjusting to Trade… and Innovation (LINK)

The Remarkable Laziness Of Woody Allen [H/T The Browser] (LINK)


The latest Audible sale, which ends September 17, 2017 at 11:59 PM PT, has a number of good titles on sale for $4.95 for Audible members. Below are some that stood out to me:

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking

The Productivity Project: Accomplishing More by Managing Your Time, Attention, and Energy

No One Would Listen: A True Financial Thriller

Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder and One Man's Fight for Justice

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat: and Other Clinical Tales

Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing

The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements

The Selfish Gene