Monday, October 28, 2019


"We’re looking for the obvious, and something that is within our capability of doing something about. But we’re not trying to beat people at their own game where we’re not very good at the game." --Warren Buffett (1996)

How Jim Simons Built the Best Hedge Fund Ever (LINK)
Related book: The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution
Disney Is New to Streaming, but Its Marketing Is Unmatched (LINK)

Bradley Jacobs Has Acquired More Than 500 Companies. Here's What He Has Learned. ($) (LINK)

The Australian fund manager who uses FBI training to see through CEO lies [H/T @iancassel] (LINK)

What's Blockchain Actually Good for, Anyway? For Now, Not Much (LINK)

Biology is Eating the World: A Manifesto (LINK)

Odd Lots Podcast: Why Taiwanese Life Insurers Are The Great ‘Whodunit’ Of The Financial World (LINK)

The Peter Attia Drive: #77 – AMA #2 with sleep expert, Matthew Walker, Ph.D. (LINK)

How to Use Occam’s Razor Without Getting Cut (LINK)

How to Be Patient in an Impatient World - by Mark Manson (LINK)

Has Humanity’s Homeland Been Found? - by Ed Yong (LINK)
A contentious new paper traces the origins of modern humans to ancient wetlands in Africa, a claim other researchers have called far-fetched.