Monthly Archives: May 2017

Weekly Reading Roundup – 05/19/17

Pitchfork Grows Up – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-05-03/pitchfork-grows-up

Sky’s Not Falling in San Francisco, Either – Ritholtz: http://ritholtz.com/2017/05/sky-not-falling-san-fran/

To Age Better, Eat Better – Harvard News: http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2017/05/much-of-life-is-beyond-our-control-but-dining-smartly-can-help-us-live-healthier-longer/

A List of Artificial Intelligence Tools You Can Use Today For Personal Use – Hacker Noon: https://hackernoon.com/a-list-of-artificial-intelligence-tools-you-can-use-today-for-personal-use-1-3-7f1b60b6c94f

(VIDEO) What Is Gluten Sensitivity? – Live Science: http://www.livescience.com/59126-what-is-gluten-sensitivity-video.html

Silicon Valley, A Reality Check – Slate Star Codex: http://slatestarcodex.com/2017/05/11/silicon-valley-a-reality-check/

Old Tweets About Classified Info From GOP and Trump Resurface – NY Daily News: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/old-tweets-classified-info-gop-trump-resurfaces-article-1.3168586

VC101 How VCs Operate, and What You Should Know as a Founder – AWS Startup Blogs: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/startups/vc-101-how-vcs-operate-and-what-you-should-know-as-a-founder/

An EPIC Trading Tale From Norway – The Macro Tourist: http://themacrotourist.com/macro/an-epic-trading-tale-from-Norway

How One Little Cable Company Exposed Telecom’s Achilles Heel – Back Channel: https://backchannel.com/how-one-little-cable-company-exposed-telecoms-achilles-heel-480e49b648bf

Household Debt Makes a Comeback in the US – NY Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/17/business/dealbook/household-debt-united-states.html

WannaCry and the Power of Business Models – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/wannacry-and-the-power-of-business-models/

Boring Google – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/boring-google/

Weekly Reading Roundup – 05/12/17

The Long, Hard, Unprecedented Fall of Sears – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-08/the-long-hard-unprecedented-fall-of-sears

Rare Supernova Discover Ushers In New Era of Cosmology – Phys Org: https://phys.org/news/2017-04-rare-supernova-discovery-ushers-era.html

Don’t Let Facebook Make You Miserable – NYTimes: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/06/opinion/sunday/dont-let-facebook-make-you-miserable.html

Colliding Clusters of Galaxies Make Waves… Gorgeous, Gorgeous Waves – Bad Astronomy: http://www.blastr.com/2017-5-8/colliding-clusters-galaxies-make-wavesgorgeous-gorgeous-waves

Local News Business Model – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/the-local-news-business-model/

(IMAGE) Top Data Science Skills by Job – Business Broadway: https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-D6ezTNiG014/WROPM3i9v2I/AAAAAAAAC-Y/lcF3pYBoiLQvYvjo8yiX5L7yzC8MUC6AACEw/s1600/datascienceblogtopdatascienceskills.png

Neural Network Generated Illustrations – Google Research Blog: https://research.googleblog.com/2017/05/neural-network-generated-illustrations.html

Weekly Reading Roundup – 05/05/17

How Online Shopping Makes Suckers of Us All – The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/05/how-online-shopping-makes-suckers-of-us-all/521448/

Following Your Passion is a Numbers Game – Of Dollars and Data: https://ofdollarsanddata.com/following-your-passion-is-a-numbers-game-d86a5fb17bf7

The Demise Of Tilt: A Bargain For Airbnb, A Classic Loss For Investors Like Andreessen Horowitz – Fast Company: https://www.fastcompany.com/3069164/how-tilt-veered-off-course

Why good data scientists make good product managers (and why they’ll be a little uncomfortable) – Medium: https://medium.com/@treycausey/why-good-data-scientists-make-good-product-managers-and-why-theyll-be-a-little-uncomfortable-155bb9687f3

Cloud vs Data Centers: Key Trends for IT Decision Makers – ZDNet: http://www.zdnet.com/article/cloud-v-data-center-key-trends-for-it-decision-makers/

(Infographic) Cloud Use is Growing but the Data Center isn’t Dead – ZDNet: http://www.zdnet.com/article/infographic-cloud-use-is-growing-but-the-data-center-isnt-dead-yet/

Understanding the Pros and Cons of Five Different Cloud Types – ZDNet: http://www.zdnet.com/article/understanding-the-pros-and-cons-of-five-different-cloud-types/

Big Data Exposes Big Falsehoods – MIT Technology Review: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/604225/big-data-exposes-big-falsehoods/

(VIDEO) Elon Musk’s TED Interview 2017 – Ritzholz: http://ritholtz.com/2017/05/elon-musk-ted-2017/

All the fake news that’s fit to print: Why is The New York Times printing climate science denial? – SyFy Wire: http://www.blastr.com/2017-5-1/all-fake-news-thats-fit-print-why-new-york-times-printing-climate-science-denial

US Tech’s Self Feeding Digital Money Machine is on Show This Week – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-01/u-s-tech-s-self-feeding-digital-money-machine-on-show-this-week

Apple’s China Problem – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/apples-china-problem/

Tesla Has a Lot More In Store than the Model 3 – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-05/tesla-has-a-lot-more-in-store-than-the-model-3

Weekly Reading Roundup – 04/28/17

The Purpose of Life is Not Happiness It’s Usefulness – The Art of Practicality: https://medium.com/art-of-practicality/the-purpose-of-life-is-not-happiness-its-usefulness-65064d0cdd59

The Tyranny of Consulting – Institutional Investor: http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3711529/investors-registered-investment-advisers/the-tyranny-of-consulting.html

A Retiree Discovers an Elusive Math Proof — And Nobody Notices – Wired: https://www.wired.com/2017/04/elusive-math-proof-found-almost-lost/

Neuralink and the Brain’s Magical Future – Wait Buy Why: http://waitbutwhy.com/2017/04/neuralink.html

Frank and Steve’s Excellent Corporate Raiding Adventures – The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/05/frank-and-stevens-excellent-corporate-raiding-adventure/521436/

The Blood of the Crab – Popular Mechanics: http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/a26038/the-blood-of-the-crab/

The United States of Work – New Republic: https://newrepublic.com/article/141663/united-states-work

Here’s Why Juicero’s Press is So Expensive – Bolt: https://blog.bolt.io/heres-why-juicero-s-press-is-so-expensive-6add74594e50

Getting to Grips with Blockchain – Soapbox: https://www.sp-bx.com/getting-grips-blockchain/

Not OK Google – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/not-ok-google/

Weekly Reading Roundup – 04/21/17

News is Bad For You — and Giving Up Reading It Will Make You Happier – The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/media/2013/apr/12/news-is-bad-rolf-dobelli

Rise of a New Species of Human Being – Singularity Hub: https://singularityhub.com/2017/03/26/the-rise-of-a-new-species-of-human-being/

Our Puny Human Brains Are Terrible at Thinking About the Future – Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2017/04/why_people_are_so_bad_at_thinking_about_the_future.html

4 Things That Set Successful CEO’s Apart – Harvard Business Review: https://hbr.org/2017/05/what-sets-successful-ceos-apart

CEO Pay Is Out of Control. Here’s How to Rein It In – Fortune: http://fortune.com/2017/04/19/executive-compensation-ceo-pay/

Facebook and the Cost of Monopoly – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/facebook-and-the-cost-of-monopoly/

How Google Eats a Business Whole – The Outline: https://theoutline.com/post/1399/how-google-ate-celebritynetworth-com

(VIDEO) Keynote Session: Dr. Edward Tufte – The Future of Data Analysis – Channel 9: https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Machine-Learning-and-Data-Sciences-Conference/Data-Science-Summit-2016/MSDSS11

(PDF) Data Age 2025: The Evolution of Data to Life-Critical – Seagate: http://www.seagate.com/www-content/our-story/trends/files/Seagate-WP-DataAge2025-March-2017.pdf

Silicon Valley’s $400 Juicer May Be Feeling the Squeeze – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-04-19/silicon-valley-s-400-juicer-may-be-feeling-the-squeeze