Friday, July 5, 2019


"You don’t get paid for what’s already happened. You only get paid for what’s going to happen in the future. The past is only useful to you in the extent to which it gives you insights into the future, and sometimes the past doesn’t give you any insights into the future." --Warren Buffett (2007)

Being Ethical Is Long-term Greedy (LINK)

Markel Omaha brunch 2019 (video) (LINK)

Use Your Edge (LINK)

Why Things Break: Easy Causes of Business and Investing Failure (LINK)

Tim Wu Explains Why He Thinks Facebook Should Be Broken Up (LINK)
Related book: The Curse of Bigness
The Absolute Return Letter - July 2019: Energy Misconceptions (LINK)

A Return to Tiananmen - by Peter Zeihan (Part I: The Evolution of China, Part II: The Ending of Hong Kong)

Grant’s Current Yield Podcast: Middle Kingdom microscope (LINK)

Eric Cinnamond talks small cap, absolute return value investing with Tobias Carlisle on The Acquirers Podcast (LINK)

The James Altucher Show (podcast): 468 - David Epstein: Proof That It’s Never Too Late to Master Something New (LINK)
Related book: Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
Revisionist History Podcast: Tempest in a Teacup (LINK)

American Innovations Podcast: Biologist Timothy Mousseau Can’t Stop Going Back To Chernobyl (LINK)

AI: Hype vs. Reality: Doctor AI (LINK)

Eric Topol on the Making Sense podcast (LINK)
Related book: Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again
(Re)Building the Good Society (video) (LINK)

Humanization, Dehumanization and Other Things Psychologists Do (video) (LINK)

Alex Honnold: A Soul Freed (video) (LINK)

Edge #545: Collaboration and the Evolution of Disciplines - A Talk By Robert Axelrod (LINK)
Related book: The Evolution of Cooperation
Why Waves of Seaweed Have Been Smothering Caribbean Beaches - by Ed Yong (LINK)

For Smart Animals, Octopuses Are Very Weird - by Ed Yong (LINK)

"We learn who we are in practice, not in theory." --Herminia Ibarra