Monthly Archives: July 2017

Weekly Reading Roundup – 07/21/17

This is a weekly reading to celebrate! As a gift to myself on my birthday, here’s some readings just like usual!

Snapchat Spectacles for Sale on Amazon – Mashable: http://mashable.com/2017/07/18/snapchat-spectacles-for-sale-on-amazon/

Stop what you’re doing, there’s a video of a dog riding a horse like a boss – IB Times: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/stop-what-youre-doing-theres-video-dog-riding-horse-like-boss-1630862

The Economics of Subsidizing Sports Stadiums – Ritholz: http://ritholtz.com/2017/07/economics-subsidizing-sports-stadiums/

How Tottenham Hotspur is Building the Intelligent Stadium of the Future – ZDNet: http://www.zdnet.com/article/how-tottenham-hotspur-is-building-the-intelligent-stadium-of-the-future/

How Working at an Olive Garden Can Make You a Great Chef One Day – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-07-17/worst-summer-job-stories-from-top-chefs-around-america

Student Debt Is a Major Reason Millennials Aren’t Buying Homes – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-07-17/student-debt-is-hurting-millennial-homeownership

Weekly Reading Roundup – 07/14/17

Most Popular Words Used in Conjunction with Football Teams – BootifulGame: https://twitter.com/bootifulgame/status/884315139700404224

Capitalism the Apple Way vs Capitalism the Google Way – the Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/07/apple-google-capitalism/532995/

Wanna Get Rich? Think Fractally – Of Dollars and Data: https://ofdollarsanddata.com/wanna-get-rich-think-fractally-707be74f1439

Chiropractors are Bullshit – the Outline: https://theoutline.com/post/1617/chiropractors-are-bullshit

When America was the Most Innovative and Why – Harvard Business Review: https://hbr.org/2017/03/when-america-was-most-innovative-and-why

Publishers and the Pursuit of the Past – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/publishers-seek-antitrust-exemption-news-versus-advertising-a-better-solution-for-publishers/

KFC is now selling clothes and jewellery – and they’re weirdly cool – Digital Spy: http://www.digitalspy.com/tech/news/a833016/kfc-sells-clothes-jewellery/

22,000 people accidentally signed up to clean toilets because people don’t read Wi-Fi terms – Mashable: http://mashable.com/2017/07/13/wifi-terms-conditions-toilets/

Money, Blockchains, and Social Scalability – Unenumerated: http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/2017/02/money-blockchains-and-social-scalability.html

Why Can’t Americans Get a Raise? – Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/business/moneybox/2017/07/why_can_t_americans_get_a_raise.html

Weekly Reading Roundup – 07/05/17

I know, I know. You’ve been waiting for some reading but haven’t seen the updates. Well, they’re back! Took two weeks off due to an adventure to Iceland (posts coming soon!) and the other two weeks were due to Internet Explorer being a totally inferior product to dog shit. I’ve since switched to Chrome and will bring you the best every week, just like you remember! Perhaps even better, too.

Empty Bladder vs Full Bladder – Flowing Data: http://flowingdata.com/2017/06/30/empty-bladder-full-bladder/

How HBO’s Silicon Valley built “Not Hotdog” with mobile TensorFlow, Keras & React Native – HackerNoon: https://hackernoon.com/how-hbos-silicon-valley-built-not-hotdog-with-mobile-tensorflow-keras-react-native-ef03260747f3

Photographer Breaks 43 Of The Most Ridiculous Laws In America, And It’s Hilarious – Bored Panda: http://www.boredpanda.com/i-fought-the-law-olivia-locher-usa/

Why Tesla is Worth More than GM – Technology Review: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/607954/why-tesla-is-worth-more-than-gm/

NASA Denies that It’s Running a Child Slave Colony on Mars – The Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/nasa-denies-that-its-running-a-child-slave-colony-on-mars

Rigged: Forced Into Debt. Worked past exhaustion. Left with nothing. – USA Today: https://www.usatoday.com/pages/interactives/news/rigged-forced-into-debt-worked-past-exhaustion-left-with-nothing/

Amazon’s New Customer – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/amazons-new-customer/

Ends, Means, and Anit-Trust – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/ends-means-and-antitrust/

The Streaming Problem: How Spammers, Superstars, and Tech Giants Gamed the Music Industry – Vulture: http://www.vulture.com/2017/07/streaming-music-cheat-codes.html

Living the High Life: Too many modern flats are samey and soulless. A new book celebrates the architects coming up with creative solutions for our overcrowded cities
– 1843 Magazine: https://www.1843magazine.com/design/the-daily/living-the-high-life