Thursday, October 11, 2018


"We don’t have a master plan.... Charlie and I do not sit around and strategize or talk about the future of various industries or do anything of that sort. It just doesn’t happen. We don’t have any reports. We don’t have any staff. We don’t have any of that.... We try to look at what comes in and look for things we understand, where we think they have a durable, competitive advantage, where we like the management, and where the price is sensible." --Warren Buffett

Time Horizon vs. Endurance - by Morgan Housel (LINK)

The Meb Faber Show (podcast): #125 - Tom Barton - "The Biggest Problem Investors Have is Things Change…and They Don’t Change" (LINK)
Tom is the Founder, President, and General Partner of White Rock Capital. He helped build the first multibillion-dollar short-selling hedge fund at Feshbach Brothers in the 1980s, where he exposed dozens of stock frauds. Then he became an early-stage investor, going long on health foods and satellite TV. Now he runs White Rock Capital, where much of his focus is on investments in gene-therapy firms.
The North Star Podcast -- Daniel Gross: Dreams and Determination (LINK)
My guest today is Daniel Gross, a partner at Y Combinator, the world’s best startup studio. Daniel focuses on artificial intelligence at Y Combinator and recently founded AI Grant, a distributed AI Research Lab.  
American Innovations Podcast: Polio Vaccine | Marching Towards a Cure (LINK)
By the middle of the last century Americans lived in fear of one disease: polio. The story of the polio vaccine is not just a scientific story- it’s a political and financial one, too. One that would pave the way for medical research fundraising campaigns that followed.
TED Talk: What baby boomers can learn from millennials at work -- and vice versa | Chip Conley (LINK)

Yuval Noah Harari: "21 Lessons for the 21st Century" | Talks at Google (LINK)

Soyuz rocket failure after launch forces emergency landing; crew safe on the ground (LINK)

The Maya Kept Jaguar Zoos for Centuries - by Ed Yong (LINK)