Monthly Archives: March 2017

Weekly Reading Roundup – 03/31/17

The Arrival of Artificial Intelligence – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/the-arrival-of-artificial-intelligence/

From Amazon to Starbucks: Selling What They Preach – The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/03/selling-what-they-preach/519156/

Las Vegas Lures the Oakland Raiders But Locals Pay the Price – Slate: http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2017/03/27/las_vegas_lures_the_oakland_raiders_with_a_record_breaking_taxpayer_subsidy.html

(MUSIC) Before and After Chuck Berry – The NY Times: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/03/26/arts/music/before-and-after-chuck-berry-rock-n-roll.html

Weekly Reading Roundup – 03/24/17

[VIDEOS] Gorillaz Premiere FOUR Song From Their New Album ‘Humanz’, Plus 360 Video – Consequence of Sound: http://consequenceofsound.net/2017/03/gorillaz-premiere-four-songs-from-their-new-album-humanz-listen/

Data Scientists Might Have It Made For 2017 – KDNuggets: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/03/data-scientists-might-have-made-2017.html

Hail! Hail! Top 10 songs inspired by Chuck Berry – The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2017/mar/20/hail-hail-top-10-songs-inspired-by-chuck-berry

Anthony Bourdain Does Not Want to Owe Anybody Even a Single Dollar – Wealth Simple: https://www.wealthsimple.com/en-us/magazine/money-diary-anthony-bourdain

How water swaps help the West manage a precious resource – CSMonitor: http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Inhabit/2017/0308/How-water-swaps-help-the-West-manage-a-precious-resource

Bill Watterson: How to Find Your Life’s Meaning – Better Humans: https://betterhumans.coach.me/bill-watterson-how-to-find-your-lifes-meaning-3bc6a17be275#.gpwwyklzw

Intel, Mobileye, and Smiling Curves – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/intel-mobileye-and-smiling-curves/

Intel, Mobileye, and Smiling Curves – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/ad-agencies-and-accountability/

How to Improve Your Productivity at Work – NYTimes: https://www.nytimes.com/guides/business/how-to-improve-your-productivity-at-work

The End of Smartphone Innovation – Benedict Evans: http://ben-evans.com/benedictevans/2017/3/22/the-end-of-smartphone-innovation

How to Think Like a Data Scientist to Become One – KDNuggets: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/03/think-like-data-scientist-become-one.html

Inside Costco: The Magic in the Warehouse – Fortune: http://fortune.com/costco-wholesale-shopping/

Amazon, the world’s most remarkable firm, is just getting started – The Economist: http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21719487-amazon-has-potential-meet-expectations-investors-success-will-bring-big

Weekly Reading Roundup – 03/17/17

How this 27-Year Old Transformed His Side Project into a Business – Fast Company: https://www.fastcompany.com/3068838/how-this-27-year-old-transformed-his-side-project-into-a-business

How the Instant Pot Cooker Developed a Cult Following – BBC News: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-39058736

The Current State of Automated Machine Learning – YHat Blog: http://blog.yhat.com/posts/state-of-automl.html

Space Sex is Serious Business – FiveThirtyEight: http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/space-sex-is-serious-business/

Weekly Reading Roundup – 03/10/17

What Going to Mars Will Do To Our Bodies – FiveThirtyEight: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/what-going-to-mars-will-do-to-our-bodies/

What Makes the Perfect Office? – Tim Harford: http://timharford.com/2017/02/what_makes_the_perfect_office/

Why Open Offices are Bad for Us – BBC: http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20170105-open-offices-are-damaging-our-memories

Disturbing New Facts About American Capitalism – The Wall Street Journal: http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2017/03/03/disturbing-new-facts-about-american-capitalism/

Photos reveal how polluted the U.S. was before EPA was founded – Green Car Reports: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1109154_photos-reveal-how-polluted-the-u-s-was-before-epa-was-founded

Welcome To Mars! Enjoy Perpetual Jet Lag Under An Eerie Red Sky – FiveThirtyEight: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/welcome-to-mars-enjoy-perpetual-jet-lag-under-an-eerie-red-sky/

NASA proposes artificial magnetic field to make Mars a second home – ZDNet: http://www.zdnet.com/article/nasa-proposes-artificial-magnetic-field-to-make-mars-a-second-home/

10 Breakthrough Technologies – Technology Review: https://www.technologyreview.com/lists/technologies/2017/

The Uber Conflation – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/the-uber-conflation/

The Ramones. Punk is Data, Too – R-Blog: Salvino A. Salvaggio: http://r-blog.salvaggio.net/?p=521

(VIDEO) Interview with Jeff Bezos at RE/Code – https://youtu.be/guVxubbQQKE

Everything About Mars is the Worst – FiveThirtyEight: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/everything-about-mars-is-the-worst/

Weekly Reading Roundup – 03/03/17

Twitter, Live, and Luck – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/twitter-live-and-luck/

The Race for Autonomous Cars is Over. Silicon Valley Lost. – AutoBlog: http://www.autoblog.com/2017/02/21/race-for-autonomous-cars-is-over-mcelroy-autoline-opinion/

Bill Gates: Over time "Countries will be rich enough for basic income" – Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/bill-gates-basic-income-2017-2

The Earth in a Suitcase – FIveThirtyEight: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-earth-in-a-suitcase/

Productivity Could be a Loser in the Globalization Pushback – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-28/love-it-or-hate-it-globalization-boosts-productivity

Earth’s Orbiting Junkyard Threatens the Space Economy – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-27/earth-s-orbiting-junkyard-threatens-the-space-economy

No Fracking Way! Fukushima is Worse Than Ever – I, Cringly: http://www.cringely.com/2017/02/16/no-fracking-way-fukushima-daiichi-worse-ever/

Conscious Consumerism is a Lie. Here’s a Better Way to Save the World – Quartz: https://qz.com/920561/conscious-consumerism-is-a-lie-heres-a-better-way-to-help-save-the-world/

‘Gary from Chicago’, the Oscars’ Best Meme, Didn’t Ask For Your Attention – The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2017/02/28/gary-from-chicago-the-oscars-best-meme-didnt-ask-for-your-attention/

(VIDEO) Rebecca Kantar PResents Imbelus – Upfront Summit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4zVktAXafE&feature=youtu.be

Father Creates Bionic Arm for Toddler Using Xbox Console and 3D Printer – ITV: http://www.itv.com/news/2017-03-02/father-creates-bionic-arm-for-toddler-using-xbox-console-and-3d-printer/