Tuesday, September 10, 2019


"It's a terrible mistake to kind of sleepwalk through your life, because unless Shirley MacLaine is right, it’s the only one you’re going to have.... When you’re in a position to make choices, I always tell the kids that come visit me, 'Go to work for an organization you admire or an individual you admire.'...  It's a lot easier to behave well when things are going your way and you are enjoying your work and you’re thinking about things every day that are the kind of things that you like to think about." --Warren Buffett (2008)

The Mind of Bill Gates, Revealed on Netflix ($) (LINK)
A new documentary [Sept. 20] profiles the tech-titan-turned-philanthropist. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Mr. Gates reflects on his shifting public image.
The Power of Questions (LINK)

Untangling the Threads: Stitch Fix is a Bargain - by Steve Vafier (LINK)

Stitch Fix: A Useful Case Study For Retail's Digital Transformation (LINK)

Seeking Alpha Interview: Value Investing With The Boyar Value Group (LINK)

Runaway Story or Meltdown in Motion? The Unraveling of the WeWork IPO - by Aswath Damodaran (LINK)

Sam Zell weighs in on WeWork's office-sharing business model (video) (LINK)

EconTalk Podcast: Daron Acemoglu on Shared Prosperity and Good Jobs (LINK)

The James Altucher Show (podcast): 486 - Everything Doctor’s & Hospitals are Afraid to Tell You: Dr. Marty Makary on How to Negotiate Your Medical Bills, Advocate For Yourself & Restore U.S. Healthcare (LINK)
Related book: The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care--and How to Fix It
When a Human Liver is Supercooled to -4 C - by Sarah Zhang (LINK)

The Iconic Electric Eel Is Actually Three Species - by Ed Yong (LINK)

‘We May Have to Shoot Down This Aircraft’ [H/T Linc] (LINK)
What the chaos aboard Flight 93 on 9/11 looked like to the White House, to the fighter pilots prepared to ram the cockpit and to the passengers.