Monday, May 20, 2019


A write-up on the book The Path of Least Resistance - Learning to Become the Creative Force in Your Own Life by Robert Fritz (LINK)

Patsy in the Game - by Sanjay Bakshi (LINK)

Mr. Market Just Got Inside Your Head. Don’t Let Him Mess With You. - by Jason Zweig ($) (LINK)

Negative Rates, Designed as a Short-Term Jolt, Have Become an Addiction ($) (LINK)
Europe’s central banks haven’t been able to wean the eurozone off cheap money, which distorts economies and leaves little ammunition to cushion a downturn
The New Social Status - by Steven Wood (LINK)

Researchers have no idea when electric cars are going to take over (LINK)

All Eyes On The U.S. Truck Market - by Daniel Ruiz (LINK)

WorkLife with Adam Grant (podcast): Fadbusting (LINK)
Freakonomics host Stephen Dubner joins Adam for a live conversation to reveal why some popular workplace fads might be bogus—and what to do instead.
John Hempton on The Jolly Swagman Podcast discussing housing in Australia (LINK)

Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us? - by Cal Newport (LINK)

Bill Gates recommends 5 books for the summer (LINK)
The books: 1)  Upheaval - by Jared Diamond; 2) Nine Pints - by Rose George; 3) A Gentleman in Moscow - by Amor Towles; 4) Presidents of War - by Michael Beschloss; 5) The Future of Capitalism - by Paul Collier
An update from the fight to eradicate polio - by Bill Gates (LINK)

Bonobo Mothers Are Very Concerned About Their Sons’ Sex Lives - by Ed Yong (LINK)

Book of the day: Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom