07/30/15 – Thursday Interest-ing Reads

  • Three skills humans need to have in an automated age. An excerpt from Geoff Colvin’s “Humans are Underrated.”* (fortune)
  • How Driscoll’s hacked the strawberry. (bloomberg)
  • The pursuit of perfection and the issue of campus suicides. (nytimes)
  • Why Grooveshark failed. (theverge)
  • How Goldman Sachs ($GS) became tech investing powerhouse. (bloomberg)
  • The Duplass brother unlikely route to Hollywood success. (wired)
  • Despite the hype, cash isn’t going away any time soon. (bbc)
  • How benchmarks have affected the market for active management. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Paul Newman’s charitable legacy is now surrounded in controversy. (vanityfair)
  • Inside the world of cleaning startup Handy. (slate)
  • Can Levi Strauss find its way in a world of yoga pants and sweat pants? (bloomberg)
  • Who owns a company? (bankofengland.co.uk)
  • What it is like to live for a year at the Googleplex. (bloomberg)
  • Fed Preps Careful Path for Rate Hike: September move remains on table, but inflation remains a concern (wsj)
  • Farewell, Google+, We Hardly Knew Ye (thedailybeast)
  • Understanding China’s Market in Eight Charts (graphics.wsj)
  • It’s Not Climate Change — It’sEverythingChange (medium)
  • Gold: Is It Really Likely to Hit $5,000 anOunce? (mutualfunds)
  • Deal with it — Tom Brady and the Patriots are cheaters (bostonglobe)
  • Donald Trump Is the Nickelback Of GOP Candidates (fivethirtyeight)
  • Are Home Prices Again Breaking Records? Not Really (blogs.wsj)
  • Google Finally Admits Defeat on Google Plus (slate)
  • Grantham:Ten Topics to Ruin Your Summer (gmo)
  • China’s Great Short Seller Suddenly Turns Bullish (bloomberg)
  • The Case forJack Dorsey, Twitter CEO (https)
  • The Case forJack Dorsey, Twitter CEO (https)
  • An accidental discovery 50 years ago changed how we see the universe (extremetech)
  • Uber’s Phantom Cabs (motherboard.vice)
  • True Gold Bugs Care About Its Value, Not Its Price (bloombergview)
  • 6 Great Investors Explain What Makes Stocks Rise (online.barrons)
  • Market Manipulation Goes Global (project-syndicate)
  • The black hole that has outgrown its galaxy (cosmosmagazine)

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