09/11/16 – Sunday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • What it’s like to be the most powerful food critic in New York City. (newyorker)
  • The downside of following a "star manager" when they change shops. (barrons)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is reportedly rethinking its car efforts. (nytimes)
  • The economic schedule for the coming week. (calculatedriskblog)
  • What CEOs had to say about the economy this week. (avondaleam)
  • There are no truffles in truffle oil. (priceonomics)
  • Minivans are cool again. (bloomberg)
  • What two cameras gets you on a smartphone (macworld)
  • Dear Mark Zuckerberg: I shall not comply with your requirement to remove this picture (aftenposten.no)
  • Is Apple ($AAPL) a growth or a value stock? (barrons)
  • Every weekend should be a three-day weekend. (businessinsider)
  • As society ages loneliness is a downright epidemic. (nytimes)
  • The era of "voice computing" is here. (medium)
  • Horrid facts, stubborn facts (rpseawright.wordpress)
  • Does US soccer finally have a home-grown superstar? (slate)
  • Short-term trading is a hard way to build long-term wealth. (investingcaffeine)
  • When mediocrity takes hold. (ft)
  • Simon Lack, "A skillful GP generates MLP returns just sufficiently attractive to keep investors returning, but anything in excess is wasteful." (sl-advisors)
  • Amtrak’s new trains are too good for its tracks. (slate)
  • Why walking helps us think. (newyorker)
  • What killed the jingle? Marketing ditties once had a distinctive, hokey sound, but today’s advertisers have ditched them for standard pop songs.&#xA0 (theatlantic)
  • The top 100 business schools in the world. (ceoworld.biz)
  • Why shouldn’t we kill all the mosquitoes? (wsj)
  • The NFL has weathered the storm, for now. (nymag)
  • Why are companies abandoning on-site day care? (bloomberg)
  • A succinct summary of the week’s important economic events. (ritholtz)
  • 8 Mac menu bar apps you need. (medium)
  • Hidden assets, hidden costs: breaking the story of how the rich and powerful hide their money&#xA0 (the-tls.co.uk)
  • Self-sailing boats are already a real business. (nytimes)
  • Pundits have to explain Friday’s market drop: it’s their job. (dashofinsight)
  • Why you should get behind the full shopping cart at the grocery store. (nytimes)
  • How to ‘future-proof’ the MBA degree. (ft)
  • A look at the conjunction fallacy. (farnamstreetblog)
  • Saving mankind from the new breed of killer robots (buzzfeed)
  • Why you should charge your phone when it hits 50%. (nymag)
  • The iPhone 7 and why the camera companies are doomed. (newyorker)
  • How Vitamin B12 can help protect the brain. (nytimes)
  • The AirPods are cool. (sixcolors)
  • The NFL has an age problem. (theringer)
  • We should let children take more risks. (wsj)
  • Large-scale power storage will have to move beyond batteries. (bloomberg)
  • How data will destroy human freedom: a review of "Homo Deus" by Yuval Noah Harari&#xA0 (theguardian)
  • Amazon and the cheap tablet strategy. (nytimes)
  • How the New York Times critic Pete Wells writes the reviews that make and break restaurants&#xA0 (newyorker)
  • Some thoughts on this week’s Apple ($AAPL) iPhone 7/Watch 2 event. (daringfireball)
  • Toyota Prius sales have suffered with lower gasoline prices. (wsj)
  • What it takes for something to be called "bear proof." (wsj)

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