Thursday, February 8, 2018


Taking the Long Road with Volatility | Chris Cole Real Vision Video [filmed before the volatility of the past week] (LINK) [See yesterday's post for related links.]

Why American Workers Aren’t Getting A Raise: An Economic Detective Story - by Jonathan Tepper [H/T @Valuetrap13] (LINK)

Why Expedia or Priceline Might Just Be the Next Great Hotel Brand [H/T @JohnHuber72] (LINK)

Freakonomics Radio (podcast): It’s Your Problem Now (LINK)
No, it's not your fault the economy crashed. Or that consumer preferences changed. Or that new technologies have blown apart your business model. But if you're the C.E.O., it is your problem. So what are you going to do about it? First-hand stories of disaster (and triumph) from Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Ballmer, Satya Nadella, Jack Welch, Ellen Pao, Richard Branson, and more. (Part 4 of a special series, "The Secret Life of C.E.O.'s.")
Steven Pinker on The Joe Rogan Experience (podcast) (LINK)
Related book: Enlightenment Now
Crushed wood is stronger than steel (LINK)

The islands of yesterday and tomorrow - by Phil Plait (LINK)

The White Darkness: A Journey Across Antarctica - by David Grann (LINK)