05/07/16 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Selfies may be the new password. (washingtonpost)
  • Why is Amazon ($AMZN) Video still not on the Apple ($AAPL) TV? (businessinsider)
  • College kids at elite universities go to bed later. (qz)
  • Chill out. Take a power breath. (bigthink)
  • Inside the Tesla ($TSLA) Gigafactory. (bloomberg)
  • Hulu is developing a cable-style online TV service. (wsj)
  • Why there’s a glut of stand-up comedy specials. (wsj)
  • Siri’s creators have created a far more powerful bot, Viv. (washingtonpost)
  • When ‘grit’ means letting kids quit. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • HBO needs a hit to replace Game of Thrones. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Why Amtrak is so awful. (vox)
  • Tesla ($TSLA) is going to accelerate production of the Model 3. (fortune)
  • It’s a great time to be graduating from college. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Is the US ready for chain of Lebanese restaurants? (wsj)
  • Disney ($DIS) is on an acquisition roll. (bloomberg)
  • How to be more empathetic. (wsj)
  • Solar power is contagious. (vox)
  • We still have a lot to learn about fecal transplants. (washingtonpost)
  • McDonald’s ($MCD) breakfast success has shaken up the fast food industry. (bloomberg)
  • Some tips to make traveling a little easier. (businessinsider)
  • What’s it like to have in-flight wi-fi that doesn’t suck. (qz)
  • An interview with filmmaker Whit Stillman about being a late bloomer. (fastcompany)
  • A strange divergence in math scores. (vox)
  • It’s probably not surprising that Americans are not yet sold on autonomous vehicles. (bloomberg)
  • Why customers love mobile wallets like Apple ($AAPL) Pay. (nytimes)
  • Is the NFL overexposed on TV? (variety)
  • Rugby has its own concussion problem. (qz)
  • The case for owning (vs. leasing) solar panels is getting stronger. (computerworld)
  • How doodling can help you take notes. (qz)
  • Under Armour ($UA) has a Chinese knockoff. (washingtonpost)
  • Meet the stud who is powering this year’s Kentucky Derby. (bloomberg)
  • This history of modern music is a fun listen. (polygraph.cool)
  • Does the ‘hot hand’ exist on the PGA Tour? (papers.ssrn)
  • Why get a summer job when you can simply join the ‘gig economy’? (wsj)
  • Driverless cars are ahead of schedule. (marginalrevolution)
  • The mystery that is ear wax. (bbc)
  • Two-minute warnings make it more difficult for kids to put down the tablet. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • The gains from high intensity training are very specific. (vox)
  • Why so many Chinese students love to study in the US. (wsj)
  • How to have a conversation with anyone. (wilowallstreet)
  • The backlash against the tax-exempt status of high profile private universities is growing. (bloomberg)
  • A guide to really, really short workouts. (nytimes)
  • Why commercial airliners aren’t flying any faster. (slate)
  • Security lines are getting longer and longer. (nytimes)
  • What’s killing social networking. (computerworld)
  • The revenge of the minivan. (theatlantic)

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