08/06/17 – Sunday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • It’s Only a ‘Better Deal’ If Federal Control Generates Prosperity (reason)
  • And expensive chicken wings… (grubstreet)
  • Why the Fed Is Unimportant: Interview with John Tamny (pentonomicsprogram)
  • America is still swapping manufacturing jobs for food service jobs. (bloomberg)
  • Is this the solution to p-hacking? (buzzfeed)
  • Want to get hurt? Slide head first. (nytimes)
  • Legal weed hurts academic performance. (vox)
  • Why do investors ignore Priceline ($PCLN)? (howardlindzon)
  • Why we love online personality quizzes even though they are bunk. (vox)
  • The US is awash in cheap eggs. (wsj)
  • Spreadsheets didn’t see the end of accountants. AI will be the same deal. (wsj)
  • What Darwin tells us about Buddha and vice versa. (wsj)
  • A succinct summary of the week’s economic events. (ritholtz)
  • Americans Aren’t Moving As Much, And That’s a Problem (arcdigital)
  • Much of the ‘tech bubble’ is occurring outside the province of the stock market. (mobile.nytimes)
  • Golf is trying to convince players they don’t need to play 18 holes. (wsj)
  • Two things you can do over the weekend to have a better week. (fastcompany)
  • Verge editors love the Nintendo Switch. (theverge)
  • What to do with three types of BS feedback. (m.signalvnoise)
  • The economics of electric vehicles is more complex than you think. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • How to make your MBA admission application stand out. (ft)
  • Markets don’t crash from all-time highs. (pensionpartners)
  • MBA programs are now asking for ‘personal endorsements’ in their application process. (wsj)
  • Why Spotify lowered the "loudness" on its tracks. (motherboard.vice)
  • Kids love the Nintendo Switch. (theverge)
  • This Alexa skill may be worth the cost of an Echo Dot. (businessinsider)
  • True mastery is not about achievement. (heleo)
  • Even Reagan Couldn’t Kill Mortgage Interest Deduction (bloomberg)
  • What CEOs had to say about the economy this week. (avondaleam)
  • Bison are here to save us from climate change. (bloomberg)
  • Government Money Is Ruining Soccer, the Beautiful Game (bloomberg)
  • How discretionary managers can take advantage of quantitative data and insights. (linkedin)
  • Why you should run outdoors instead of on a treadmill. (melmagazine)
  • Google has come up with a cheap way to store excess (renewable) energy. (bloomberg)
  • Of course the children of wealthy donors get an admissions break at elite universities. (townandcountrymag)
  • The T1D Fund is focused solely on Type 1 diabetes. (nytimes)
  • Anchor Steam, one of the original craft brewers, sells to Sapporo. (pastemagazine)
  • The IOC is going to have to rethink its strategy on locating the Games. (bloomberg)
  • For now it seems colony collapse disorder is ebbing. (bloomberg)
  • Regular drinking seems to help keep diabetes at bay. (businessinsider)
  • Trend following simply can’t disappear. (capitalspectator)
  • Unionized and Profitable Nissan Workers Need a Voice (usatoday)
  • A dozen lessons about business and investing from poker. (25iq)
  • The economic schedule for the coming week. (calculatedriskblog)
  • The market IS very different this time around. (blogs.wsj)
  • 7 Steps For Millennials Who Want To Become Rich Retirees (investors)
  • Spotify wants take share from Apple ($AAPL) in podcasts. (bloomberg)
  • Money shouldn’t be a measure of our worth. (sethgodin.typepad)
  • Want to store memories? Have a cocktail. (arstechnica)
  • An LTE-capable Apple ($AAPL) Watch would be a BIG deal. (daringfireball)
  • You have to be careful using historical measures of valuation. (disciplinedinvesting.blogspot)
  • Marijuana use by athletes can’t be ignored much longer. (bleacherreport)
  • Beneath the Glow of Records, Darkly Bearish Trends Lurking (marketwatch)
  • How to eat a bowl of ramen. (bloomberg)
  • A potential problem for further EV implementation: service. (qz)
  • This is the one place where it is legal to harvest sturgeon. (npr)
  • When curiosity isn’t enough: on being nosey. (ribbonfarm)
  • Forget Labor Day, Summer is over now. (businessinsider)
  • The FDA wants to engineer lower levels of nicotine in cigarettes. (wsj)
  • Expensive college educations make ‘broad learning’ feel indulgent. (nytimes)
  • Why do women bully each other at work? (theatlantic)
  • Steps you can take to fight filter bubbles. (farnamstreetblog)
  • On the relationship between coffee shops and higher rents. (priceonomics)
  • MLB has trade fever. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Studios have come to hate Rotten Tomatoes. (hollywoodreporter)
  • On the prospect for lower avocado prices in 2018. (bloomberg)
  • How companies are engineering your attention away. (medium)
  • Consumers love Apple’s ($AAPL) walled garden of content. (qz)
  • How practicing yoga could help treat depression. (newscientist)
  • Everything is going right for equity valuations. What happens if they reverse course? (econompicdata.blogspot)
  • How does regular drinking slow cognitive decline? (businessinsider)
  • It’s time to upgrade your wi-fi. (wired)
  • Brokers Want to Move Your Money Out of Great Retirement Plan (nytimes)
  • Why Americans no longer move to greener pastures for work. (wsj)
  • Why does the NFL not guarantee contracts. (deadspin)
  • Gentrification has killed the laundromat. (theatlantic)
  • Diversification often disappoints. And that’s okay. (nytimes)
  • Hike is India’s most popular homegrown messaging app. (money.cnn)
  • Why CNBC continues to shed viewers. (valueplays)
  • Running a cruise ship an a taxi are two very different things. (sethgodin.typepad)
  • Super Cruise is Cadillac’s answer to Tesla’s Autopilot. (techcrunch)
  • Does it matter than Netflix ($NFLX) pushes its original programming. (wsj)
  • Which of these companies is the Pets.com of this cycle? (l2inc)
  • Tesla’s ($TSLA) solar roofs are now in the wild. (bloomberg)
  • These are the most (and least) trusted news sources. (visualcapitalist)
  • Want access to Alexa? Get an Amazon Echo Dot. (theverge)
  • Dog owners get more exercise. (reuters)
  • The case against the ‘new optimists.’ (theguardian)
  • Men have been replaced by technology for centuries. (artofmanliness)
  • Why do rich people love endurance sports? (outsideonline)
  • The Markets Will Take DC Silliness So Long As There’s Gridlock (fee)
  • MacOS and iOS will merge, it’s just a matter of time. (uxplanet)
  • Why the transition from 4G to 5G is such a big deal. (hardingloevner)
  • Neuromodulation may be a substitute for opioids in treating chronic pain. (technologyreview)

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