02/17/18 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Scott DeRue, the dean of University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, talks about the future of the MBA. (hbr)
  • Managed futures have had a historically bad month. (rcmalternatives)
  • 1-star review are not necessarily filled with grammatical errors. (priceonomics)
  • Florida orange production is down to 1945 levels. (nbcnews)
  • Decision regret is inevitable. Three steps to fight that feeling. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy undercuts the rest of the industry on price. (arstechnica)
  • Some parents pay for their kids’ MBAs. (ft)
  • New homebuilders are still pretty darn optimistic. (calculatedriskblog)
  • A look at Ikigagi or the Japanese concept meaning ‘a reason for being.’ (hackernoon)
  • SpaceX is getting into the global, satellite Internet business. (ft)
  • How the flu vaccine has stacked up by age and by virus type. (npr)
  • TV is broken, which is why we need a device like Caavo. (fastcompany)
  • Does it make strategic sense that big private equity firms are investing in both equity and leveraged loans? (wsj)
  • Warren Buffett’s kicked IBM ($IBM) stock to the curb. (bloomberg)
  • Opposites attracting is a bit of a misnomer. (theconversation)
  • Some Harvard alums just want the university’s endowment to just index it. (bloomberg)
  • Freshwater lakes are dying. (qz)
  • If you freaked out last week, this week has given a chance to revisit you plan. (thereformedbroker)
  • Utilities are beginning to invest in commercial-scale battery installations. (wsj)
  • Nothing like a good, old fashioned market freakout to kick up stock correlations. (wsj)
  • Google Chrome is going to start blocking "spammy" ads. (wsj)
  • The many ways in which self-driving cars will change society. (bloomberg)
  • Why now is the time to cut the cord. (wsj)
  • Russ Roberts twelve rules for life. (medium)
  • Why younger generations don’t want to own stuff. (medium)
  • Insurers are teaming up with car subscription services. (cbinsights)
  • Taxi rides to LaGuardia really are taking longer. (wsj)
  • ‘Hedge funds’ have become a dirty word among investors. (bloomberg)
  • An ironic reason why carbon intensity is likely to continue falling: a lack of coal. (bloomberg)
  • Can you really detach from your expectations? (medium)
  • California is one of the most efficient energy states in America. (ig.ft)
  • Good advice from Scott Galloway on the most important decision in life. (l2inc)
  • There is now a FDA-approved blood test to detect concussions. (nytimes)
  • Dim light makes you dumber. (sciencedaily)
  • Why our brains cling stubbornly to outdated beliefs. (fastcompany)
  • Passive commodity investing is a bit of a misnomer. (mrzepczynski.blogspot)
  • Is it possible to wipe out measles for good? (wired)
  • Restocking fish populations is tougher than it looks. (npr)
  • Maybe you shouldn’t include equities in your managed futures fund. (wisdomtree)
  • Why a MH370 could happen again. (bloomberg)
  • Why movie theaters are dying. (500ish)
  • Vertical farming could provide a more consistent source of food. (theatlantic)
  • These are the 100 most nutritious raw foods. (bbc)
  • The short-term relationship between stocks and rates is tenuous, at best. (capitalspectator)
  • Five tips on how to avoid a value trap. (behavioralvalueinvestor)
  • Rates have been low for so long that we forgot the havoc rising rates can wreak. (bloomberg)
  • You really are being watched. The world is now blanketed in nano-cube satellites. (ft)
  • Big oil is turning to big data to lower costs and increase yields. (ft)
  • Why speeding is so dangerous. (kottke)
  • An explanation for why the incidence of cancer increases as we age. (arstechnica)
  • The co-authors of "Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body" talk about what meditation does to the brain. (hbr)
  • Automakers are trying to squeeze as many cupholders into new cars as possible. (wsj)

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