02/13/15 – Friday AM Interest-ing Reads

  • Why do reasonable people doubt established science? (ngm.nationalgeographic)
  • America’s Lethal Fear of Science (project-syndicate)
  •  Protégé Partners: These factors ‘wreaked havoc’ in our bet against Buffett (adamtsamson.tumblr)
  • Kings of Their Crafts, but on Divergent Paths: Brian Williams’s and Jon Stewart’s Common Ground (nytimes)
  • A talk with the “grand master of journalism” Jack Shafer. (longform)
  • An in-depth episode on blogging and the story behind the birth of Stratechery. (exponent.fm)
  • An interview with hedge fund manager Kyle Bass. (stocktwits.tumblr)
  • Killing the Golden Goose? The Decline of Science in Corporate R&D (nber)
  • Banks May Have Overplayed Their Hand Fighting Wall Street Regulation (bloomberg)
  • Hackers reportedly stole more than a billion private records last year (dailydot)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Dan Alpert author of “The Age of Oversupply: Overcoming the Greatest Challenge to the Global Economy.” (ritholtz)
  • Tim Ferriss talks with Matt Mullenweg of WordPress and Automattic. (fourhourworkweek)
  • Brian Koppelman talks with actor/director Rob Morrow. (grantland)
  • Jeff Garlin talks with keyboardist Benmont Tench. (earwolf)
  • James Altucher talks with Brad Feld about what makes an ideal entrepreneur. (stansberryradio)
  • Michael Covel talks with Gary Antonacci about trending following and his book “Dual Momentum.”* (michaelcovel)
  • Why the Bond Bull Market Isn’t Over (online.barrons)
  • I Paid for an Invisible Girlfriend. Things Took a Weird Turn. (Esquire)
  • A Neuroscientist Explains Why We Look At Porn (motherboard.vice)
  • No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning (phys)
  • Investors Snap Up Online Financial Advisers: Startups Get Lofty Valuations From Venture-Capital Backers, Who See Tech-Stock Appeal (wsj)

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