11/13/16 – Sunday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The benefits of controlled breathing. (nytimes)
  • James Dyson is opening an engineering school. (theverge)
  • Tesla ($TSLA) is going to start charging for charging access. (wsj)
  • How to stop anxiety before it ramps up. (businessinsider)
  • The new Microsoft ($MSFT) Surface laptop is big, powerful and expensive. (theverge)
  • Early adopters seem to like the new Apple ($AAPL) Macbook Pro. (computerworld)
  • It’s tough to beat regular cow’s milk for nutrition. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • A succinct summary of the week’s economic events. (ritholtz)
  • The Story of "Ella and Louis," 60 Years Later (blog.longreads)
  • How to get started on Financial Twitter. (sentieo)
  • To Understand Facebook, Study Capgras Syndrome: This mental disorder gives us a unique insight into the digital age&#xA0 (nautil.us)
  • You’re using anchovies wrong. (wsj)
  • Education is the answer. (sethgodin.typepad)
  • Your guide to cables in a USB-C world. (arstechnica)
  • PepsiCo ($PEP) CEO Indra Nooyi thinks MBA programs are in desperate need of an overhaul. (businessinsider)
  • E-books are not going to kill the physical book. (theconversation)
  • Just how well can an algorithm predict opening weekend box office. (theringer)
  • Eastern European food is the hot new ethnic food trend. (wsj)
  • When its ok to miss a deadline. (medium)
  • Data startup Qineqt aims to find fundamental data sources nobody else has. (institutionalinvestor)
  • Vacations are no longer about relaxation, they are about becoming a better person. (nytimes)
  • When you a part of the Butler University basketball family you are a part of it forever. (usatoday)
  • This algorithm’s taste in wine is better than yours. (bloomberg)
  •  Lessons from GOTV experiments (isps.yale.edu)
  • Are 40-year olds the key to economic productivity? (bloomberg)
  • Suicide now tops auto accidents as a cause of death of adolescents. (nytimes)
  • What an electric Porsche looks like. (bloomberg)
  • Marijuana legalization seems to be at a tipping point. (theverge)
  • Consider quitting the news. (medium)
  • The Beats Solo 3 Wireless "are lightweight, fun sounding, easy to use, and supremely long-lasting." (businessinsider)
  • Unified Theory of Evolution: Darwin’s theory that natural selection drives evolution is incomplete without input from evolution’s anti-hero: Lamarck&#xA0 (aeon.co)
  • Ten things that deep learning can do. (medium)
  • Do we have a shortage of doctors or just an inefficient distribution of doctors? (nytimes)
  • Why do colleges have so much art? (theatlantic)
  • Risk aversion and the fastball. (marginalrevolution)
  • A round-up of the worst concert behavior. (wsj)
  • What does it mean to be an evidence-based investor? (bpsandpieces)
  • The ‘chopped cheese’ is New York’s alternative to Philly cheese steak. (nytimes)
  • The forces that drove this election’s media failure are likely to get worse (niemanlab)
  • Leonard Cohen Makes It Darker: At eighty-two, the troubadour has another album coming. Like him, it is obsessed with mortality, God-infused, and funny (newyorker)
  • Tesla’s ($TSLA) Powerpack is designed for businesses. (businessinsider)
  • How deadlines spur action. (blogs.scientificamerican)
  • Why we are so bad at self-evaluation. (arstechnica)
  • Lucasfilm Owns All of Your Droids (priceonomics)
  • These pilsners are a good antidote to hop heavy craft beers. (bloomberg)
  • The short case for Whole Foods ($WFM) (sumzero)
  • Google ($GOOGL) Home vs. Amazon ($AMZN) Echo: which works better for you? (wsj)
  • Toblerone now has a different shape. (bbc)
  • Why power posing is BS. (slate)
  • Your Twitter feed is not an accurate representation of the real world. (pragcap)
  • Barry Ritholtz, "The value of chance, serendipity, good fortune is far larger than we imagine; randomness is a much bigger part of our lives than we care to admit." (ritholtz)
  • The smart way to argue with your teenager. (wsj)
  • What CEOs had to say about the economy this week. (avondaleam)
  • Why Tesla’s ($TSLA) vision of the solar-powered roof and home is so important. (techcrunch)
  • Predictive analytics are coming for sports. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Microsoft ($MSFT) and Salesforce ($CRM) used to be buddies. However LinkedIn ($LNKD) came between them. (nytimes)
  • Ho much do Michelin stars matter to diners? (chicagobusiness)
  • Can wearables make for better marathon runners? (newyorker)
  • The economic schedule for the coming week. (calculatedriskblog)
  • 5 million people didn’t attend the Cubs celebration parade, but a whole lot did. (theringer)
  • The Lessons of Henry Kissinger: The legendary and controversial statesman criticizes the Obama Doctrine, talks about the main challenges for the next president, and explains how to avoid war with China.&#xA0 (theatlantic)
  • Four ways to be a better forgiver. (scientificamerican)
  • How your cell phone number became your identity. (nytimes)
  • Big urban areas are at risk of rising sea levels. (scientificamerican)
  • We are legalizing weed all wrong. (slate)
  • What Modern Democracies Didn’t Copy From Ancient Greece (news.nationalgeographic)
  • Portfolio re-makes are best no made in the heat of the moment. (dashofinsight)
  • Have you ever heard of the mendhaven? Likely not, but it is a key Atlantic fish species that is at-risk. (wsj)
  • To a degree, age really is just a number. (nautil.us)
  • 19 ways to raise more confident children. (businessinsider)

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