Monthly Archives: December 2016

Weekly Reading Roundup – 12/16/16

This will be my last reading update for the year, as I’ll be on vacation for the next few weeks. Happy Holidays to all and to all a good read! (Ugh, lame)

Google Makes So Much Money It Never Had to Worry About Financial Discipline, Until Now – Bloomberg:

How Much Equity Do Founders Have When Their Company IPOs? – Priceonomics:

Anil Dash on the Future of Tech (Hint: It’s Weirdly Human) – Trello Blog:

How People Like You Spend Their Time – FlowingData:

New Evidence Suggests A Ninth Planet Lurking at the Edge of the Solar System – Washington Post:

To Planet 9 — and Beyond! – Discover Magazine:

The State of Technology at the End of 2016 – Stratechery:

Start-Up Jobs Across America: San Francisco is Not the Queen of Startup Land, this Map Shows Why – HowMuch:

Why finance craves big data: A perfect storm of disruption and opportunity – ZDNet:

The Major Advancements in Deep Learning in 2016 – TryoLabs:

The Dominance of Google and Facebook in One Chart – Visual Capitalist:

Weekly Reading Roundup – 12/09/16

Spotify Crunches User Data in Fun Ways for This New Global Outdoor Ad Campaign – Adweek: (great campaign!)

A Cheat Sheet on the Deglobalization of the Financial World – Bloomberg:

Seven Excuses of Highly Paid Chief Executives – FInancial Times:

Drones Reporting for Work – Recode (Goldman Sachs Sponsorship):

Opendoor: A Startup Worth Emulating – Stratechery:

How Sports can Change Your Lifespan – Business Insider: (spoiler: the best "sports" from the study are racket sports–i.e. tennis or racquetball– or aroebics or swimming)

Weekly Reading Roundup – 12/02/16

What if Jobs are not the Solution but the Problem – Aeon:

Quit Social Media, Your Job May Depend on It – NYTimes:

Interview with Marc Andreesen, Flying Cars are Closer Than you Think – The Verge:

Bad Data Mining – Barry Ritholtz :

Big Data is a Big Mess for Hedge Funds Hunting Trade Signals – Bloomberg:

How Data Science and Rocket Science Will Get Humans to Mars – TechCrunch:

Some Preliminary Artworks from the Artist on ‘Arrival’:

How Google Cloud Platform is Challenage AWS – Stratechery:

Australian Boys Recreate Life Saving Drugs – BBC News: (very interesting and shows the ridiculousness of the US pharma system)