Monthly Archives: August 2017

Weekly Reading Roundup – 08/11/17

Amazing images of San Francisco before it was a city – Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/amazing-images-san-francisco-history-2017-8

Does Basic Income Solve Anything? Grasp the Arguments for and Against – Futureism: https://futurism.com/does-basic-income-solve-anything-grasp-the-arguments-for-and-against/

The best parts of the internet are terrible at making money – Mashable: http://mashable.com/2017/07/29/the-best-things-on-the-internet-suck-at-making-money/

Is Amazon getting too big? – The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/is-amazon-getting-too-big/2017/07/28/ff38b9ca-722e-11e7-9eac-d56bd5568db8_story.html

THE 3 STAGES OF DATA SCIENCE – Data Science 101: http://101.datascience.community/2017/08/09/the-3-stages-of-data-science

What’s New In Our 2017-18 Club Soccer Predictions – FiveThirtyEight: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/whats-new-in-our-2017-18-club-soccer-predictions/

HOW TO KILL A DINOSAUR IN 10 MINUTES – 3 Quarks Daily: http://www.3quarksdaily.com/3quarksdaily/2017/08/ten-minutes-difference-that-doomed-the-dinosaurs.html

How Air Conditioning Conquered America (Even the Pacific Northwest) – NY Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/04/upshot/the-all-conquering-air-conditioner.html

12 Shocking THings I learned by Working as a Butler at the Plaza Hotel – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-08/12-shocking-things-i-learned-by-working-as-a-butler-at-the-plaza-hotel

BuzzFeed News Trained A Computer To Search For Hidden Spy Planes. This Is What We Found. – BuzzFeed: https://www.buzzfeed.com/peteraldhous/hidden-spy-planes

A perfectly-timed photo of the space station and the moon puts human achievements in perspective – Quartz: https://qz.com/1041126/the-iss-and-the-moon-a-perfectly-timed-photo-of-the-moon-puts-humanitys-achievements-in-perspective/

Weekly Reading Roundup – 08/04/17

Why the Germans Blew It at Dunkirk – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-07-24/why-the-germans-blew-it-at-dunkirk

Apple and the Oak Tree – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/apple-and-the-oak-tree/

Americans Keep Crushing it With Their 401K’s – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-03/americans-keep-crushing-it-with-their-401-k-s

The Rise of the Tech Model May Soon Make You Obsolete – Institutional Investor: http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3439375/banking-and-capital-markets-trading-and-technology/the-rise-of-the-tech-model-may-soon-make-you-obsolete.html

The 4 Keys to Learning Anything – Zen Habits: https://zenhabits.net/larning/

Winners of the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest – The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2017/08/winners-of-the-2017-national-geographic-travel-photographer-of-the-year-contest/535572/

OUR MINDS HAVE BEEN HIJACKED BY OUR PHONES. TRISTAN HARRIS WANTS TO RESCUE THEM – Wired: https://www.wired.com/story/our-minds-have-been-hijacked-by-our-phones-tristan-harris-wants-to-rescue-them/

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? – The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/09/has-the-smartphone-destroyed-a-generation/534198/

Student’s simple washing machine idea could save thousands of tonnes in carbon emissions – Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2017/08/04/students-simple-washing-machine-idea-could-save-thousands-tonnes/