09/29/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Why you need to get comfortable with uncertainty. (heleo)
  • Cryptocurrency exchanges are uniquely vulnerable to hackers. (reuters)
  • At your next show or party, you may find your phone sealed in a bag. Enjoy the freedom. (wsj)
  • There is a difference between risk management and risk advantage. (mrzepczynski.blogspot)
  • Ted Seides talks with Scott Malpass CIO of the Notre Dame endowment fund. (capitalallocatorspodcast)
  • Corporate short-termism and the case for a the Long Term Stock Exchange. (bloomberg)
  • A good overview of some up-and-coming players in the quant space. (rcmalternatives)
  • Four ways a crypto-hedge fund could generate returns. (medium)
  • Trendsetter: Christopher Ailman of CalSTRS (barrons)
  • The scale of Softbank’s vision for asset management. (bloomberg)
  • Meb Faber talks with Jeff Porter and Barbara Schelhorn about the true value of financial planning. (mebfaber)
  • The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life: the new sleep science (theguardian)
  • Why economist Larry Summers is such a lightning rod. (freakonomics)
  • 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest (theatlantic)
  • Asian stock markets are an oasis in an overvalued world. (blogs.wsj)
  • John Oliver on how small business is getting shunted aside by continued corporate consolidation. (thereformedbroker)
  • Hidden Costs of Climate Change Running Hundreds of Billions a Year (news.nationalgeographic)
  • Tyler Cowen’s philosophy on interviewing. (marginalrevolution)
  • Why Amazon’s ($AMZN) HQ2 is overhyped. (shift.newco.co)
  • Anchor is just the lastest podcasting company to raise additional VC funds. (venturebeat)
  • A talk with Robert Lustig author of "The Hacking of the American Mind." (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Taking Warren Buffett’s Name In Vain (bloomberg)
  • How Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad became obsessed with the Supreme Court (recode)
  • We are going to have to wait longer for a Bitcoin ETF. (etf)
  • Why companies die and cities live. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • The effects of a single terrorist nuclear bomb (thebulletin)
  • Scott Barry Kaufmann talks with Mitch Prinstein author of "Popular: The Power of Likeability in A Status-Obsessed World." (scottbarrykaufman)
  • Square ($SQ) wants to become a real life bank. (buzzfeed)
  • The art of the cold call has been lost. (howardlindzon)
  • Build influence by doing what you say you will do. (financialsamurai)
  • A talk with David Enrich author of "The Spider Network: The Wild Story of a Math Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History." (ft)
  • Brett McKay talks with Manoush Zomorodi author of the book "Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self." (artofmanliness)
  • Hash Power: Episode 1 on the impact of the blockchain. (investorfieldguide)
  • The case for managed futures. (rcmalternatives)
  • The Japanese love to trade Bitcoin. (wsj)
  • Ken Griffin is making room in his funds by kicking fund of funds to the curb. (dealbreaker)
  • Steven Johnson and James Clear talk about creative habits. (youtube)
  • American Airlines’ ($AAL) CEO is seriously tempting fate. (fortune)
  • The most disruptive phase of globalization is just beginning (qz)
  • Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway speak with Zac Bissonnette, author of "The Great Beanie Baby Bubble: Mass Delusion and the Dark Side of Cute." (bloomberg)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is being shortsighted in its 4K TV pricing. (daringfireball)
  • Kurt Anderson on why Americans are so prone to believe in goofy stuff. (bigthink)
  • South Korea is cracking down on ICOs. (bloomberg)

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