09/23/16 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The Deflategate Scientists Unlock Their Lab (nytimes)
  • Brian Koppelman talks with Seth Godin about why he doesn’t believe in writer’s block. (slate)
  • Writing ain’t easy, people. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • The Theranos of Mayonnaise (Bloomberg)
  • If fintech about disruption or acquisition? (businessinsider)
  • The auto industry has challenges to meet before autonomous cars become ubiquitous. (strategy-business)
  • Investing to Avoid the Consequences of Being Wrong (aaii)
  • Clash of the podcasters: Meb Faber talks trendfollowing and more with Michael Covel. (mebfaber)
  • Global investors pulled $7.4 billion from equity funds in the week to Wednesday, the largest outflow in around three months (Reuters)
  • Sallie Krawchek on how diverse teams help fight groupthink. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • KKR ($KKR) is trying to become more family-friendly. (wsj)
  • Stocks Don’t Have to Fall When Rates Rise (MoneyBeat)
  • The end of Twitter ($TWTR) as an independent entity may finally be near. (businessinsider)
  • When Smart Beta Fails (Indexology)
  • How crowdfunding has turned into "pre-commerce." (a16z)
  •  You're Not as Rich as You Think (bloomberg)
  • Skills vs. talents. (sethgodin.typepad)
  • Can Stumpf survive? (Wall Street Journal)
  • Written in the Stars: People Are Freaking Out About NASA “Changing” Their Star Signs&#xA0 (brandwatch)
  • Brett McKay talks with Chris Voss author of "Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It." (artofmanliness)
  • A new high speed trader is entering the US ETF business. (bloomberg)
  • Financial advisers need to take care of themselves before they can help their clients. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Facebook Overestimated Key Video Metric for Two Years (Wall Street Journal)
  • Can the big banks still make money? (ftalphaville.ft)
  • So much for intelligence = investment success… (Crimson)
  • Harry Stebbings talks with Eero’s Nick Weaver. (thetwentyminutevc)
  • America’s rivers and streams are overflowing with microplastic pollution&#xA0 (qz)
  • Why portfolio managers are nervous going into year-end. (thereformedbroker)
  • Stig and Preston talk with Mark Stevens author of "King Icahn." (theinvestorspodcast)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is building a Siri-powered Amazon ($AMZN) Echo competitor. (bloomberg)
  • Daniel Gross talks with Ryan Avent about his new book "The Wealth of Humans: Wealth, Power, and Status in the 21st Century." (strategy-business)
  • How Wal-Mart ($WMT) should integrate Jet.com. (bloomberg)
  • Russ Roberts talks with Susan Athey about using machine learning in econometrics. (econtalk)
  • "Silicon Valley" comedian Kumail Nanjiani talks nerd-life on and off screen (theverge)
  • Oracle's Cloudy Future (stratechery)
  • Dan Harris talks with Elizabeth Vargas about anxiety, addiction and meditation. (player.fm)
  • James Altucher talks with Robert Cialdini about his new book "Presuasion." (jamesaltucher)
  • Nuveen is getting into the ETF business with the NuShares Enhanced Yield U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF ($NUAG). (etf)
  • The Retirement Planning Blunder That 65% Of Americans Make, And How To Avoid It (investors)
  • How does a mall cope when a big tenant like Macy's closes? (latimes)
  • James Altucher talks with Cal Newport the author of "Deep Work." (player.fm)
  • Tracy Alloway and Matt Levine talk with James Crawford about how hedge funds use satellite data to make investment decisions. (bloomberg)
  • The Professor Who Was Right About Index Funds All Along (bloomberg)
  • The Traits and Processes That Lead to Better Forecasts (aaii)
  • Passive has won. Why you should think active. (medium)
  • Five steps to creativity. (adamhgrimes)

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