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Weekly Reading Roundup – 06/09/17

The Riddle of the Wall Street Brain Drain – Bloomberg:

Apple’s Strengths and Weaknesses – Stratechery:

Reality Check: Companies Need to Invest in Wages and Training – Strategy Business:

A Peek Under Bitcoin’s Hood – Sam Lewis:

How to Call B.S. On Big Data, A Practical Guide – The New Yorker:

Is American Work at Odds With New Realities of American Life? – USA Today:

If Your Company Isn’t Good At Analytics, It’s Not Ready for AI – Harvard Business Review:

The Unintended Consequences of Machine Learning – KDNuggets:

Weekly Reading Roundup – 06/02/17

What Get Stolen From Restaurants? Everything – Bloomberg:

IKEA launches $86,500 flat-pack home — but don’t worry, they’ll build it for you – Digital Trends:

The 15 Richest Billionaire Football Club Owners in England, and How They Made Their Money – Business Insider:

Aerospace Executive ‘Absolutely Convinced’ There Are Aliens On Earth – Huffington Post:

Laptops in 2017, Which GPU is Right For You? – Laptop Mag:

Giving Up Time as a Parent – Flowing Data:

Basic Income: The Potential For Crytocurrency – Continuations:

How Data Science Helps Power Worldwide Delivery of Netflix Content – Medium:

How Siemens Is Using Big Data And IoT To Build The Internet Of Trains – Forbes:

Faceless Publishers – Stratechery:

The Coca-Cola Company Commercialization Program Welcomes New Corporate Partners and Doubles the Number of Participating Startups – PR Web:

How Your Data is Stored, or, The Laws of the Imaginary Greeks – Hackernoon:

8 Ways Machine Learning Is Improving Companies’ Work Processes – Harvard Business Review:

How A Data Scientist Can Improve His Productivity – Data Version Control:

Weekly Reading Roundup – 05/26/17

(Amazing Graphics) Miles of Ice Collapsing Into the Sea – NY TImes:

More is More; Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First – NY Books:

How Mountain Biking is Saving Small Town USA – Outside Online:

Tulips, Myths, and Cryptocurrencies – Stratechery:

Stanford Neuroscientist Reveals Something ‘Puzzling’ in People Who Are Extremely Successful – Business Insider:

Giant Octopus Suffocates Foolhearty Dolphin Who Tried to Eat It – New Scientist:

World Cup 2018: FIFA Admits Works Have Suffered Human Rights Abuse – The Guardian:

A Day in the Life of Americans – Flowing Data:

The World is Running Out of Sand – The New Yorker:

(VIDEO) Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Experiment with Universal Basic Income – USA Today:

How This Couple Paid Off $200,000 of Debt in Just Two Years – CNN Money: –Personal note, I usually ignore these types of articles because they’re stupid like these people budgeted and didn’t spend much. But this actually got me to think about living situations. So good job!

Just a Few Self-Driving Cars Could Fix Phantom Traffic Jams – Smithsonian Magazine:

New Seafloor Map Reveals How Strange the Gulf of Mexico Is – National Geographic:

Why You Should Never Squish a House Centipede, Even if They Do Freak You Out – Organic Life:

Best Big Data Companies and CEOs To Work For According to Glassdoor – Forbes:

Weekly Reading Roundup – 05/19/17

Pitchfork Grows Up – Bloomberg:

Sky’s Not Falling in San Francisco, Either – Ritholtz:

To Age Better, Eat Better – Harvard News:

A List of Artificial Intelligence Tools You Can Use Today For Personal Use – Hacker Noon:

(VIDEO) What Is Gluten Sensitivity? – Live Science:

Silicon Valley, A Reality Check – Slate Star Codex:

Old Tweets About Classified Info From GOP and Trump Resurface – NY Daily News:

VC101 How VCs Operate, and What You Should Know as a Founder – AWS Startup Blogs:

An EPIC Trading Tale From Norway – The Macro Tourist:

How One Little Cable Company Exposed Telecom’s Achilles Heel – Back Channel:

Household Debt Makes a Comeback in the US – NY Times:

WannaCry and the Power of Business Models – Stratechery:

Boring Google – Stratechery:

Weekly Reading Roundup – 05/12/17

The Long, Hard, Unprecedented Fall of Sears – Bloomberg:

Rare Supernova Discover Ushers In New Era of Cosmology – Phys Org:

Don’t Let Facebook Make You Miserable – NYTimes:

Colliding Clusters of Galaxies Make Waves… Gorgeous, Gorgeous Waves – Bad Astronomy:

Local News Business Model – Stratechery:

(IMAGE) Top Data Science Skills by Job – Business Broadway:

Neural Network Generated Illustrations – Google Research Blog:

Weekly Reading Roundup – 05/05/17

How Online Shopping Makes Suckers of Us All – The Atlantic:

Following Your Passion is a Numbers Game – Of Dollars and Data:

The Demise Of Tilt: A Bargain For Airbnb, A Classic Loss For Investors Like Andreessen Horowitz – Fast Company:

Why good data scientists make good product managers (and why they’ll be a little uncomfortable) – Medium:

Cloud vs Data Centers: Key Trends for IT Decision Makers – ZDNet:

(Infographic) Cloud Use is Growing but the Data Center isn’t Dead – ZDNet:

Understanding the Pros and Cons of Five Different Cloud Types – ZDNet:

Big Data Exposes Big Falsehoods – MIT Technology Review:

(VIDEO) Elon Musk’s TED Interview 2017 – Ritzholz:

All the fake news that’s fit to print: Why is The New York Times printing climate science denial? – SyFy Wire:

US Tech’s Self Feeding Digital Money Machine is on Show This Week – Bloomberg:

Apple’s China Problem – Stratechery:

Tesla Has a Lot More In Store than the Model 3 – Bloomberg:

Weekly Reading Roundup – 04/28/17

The Purpose of Life is Not Happiness It’s Usefulness – The Art of Practicality:

The Tyranny of Consulting – Institutional Investor:

A Retiree Discovers an Elusive Math Proof — And Nobody Notices – Wired:

Neuralink and the Brain’s Magical Future – Wait Buy Why:

Frank and Steve’s Excellent Corporate Raiding Adventures – The Atlantic:

The Blood of the Crab – Popular Mechanics:

The United States of Work – New Republic:

Here’s Why Juicero’s Press is So Expensive – Bolt:

Getting to Grips with Blockchain – Soapbox:

Not OK Google – Stratechery:

Weekly Reading Roundup – 04/21/17

News is Bad For You — and Giving Up Reading It Will Make You Happier – The Guardian:

Rise of a New Species of Human Being – Singularity Hub:

Our Puny Human Brains Are Terrible at Thinking About the Future – Slate:

4 Things That Set Successful CEO’s Apart – Harvard Business Review:

CEO Pay Is Out of Control. Here’s How to Rein It In – Fortune:

Facebook and the Cost of Monopoly – Stratechery:

How Google Eats a Business Whole – The Outline:

(VIDEO) Keynote Session: Dr. Edward Tufte – The Future of Data Analysis – Channel 9:

(PDF) Data Age 2025: The Evolution of Data to Life-Critical – Seagate:

Silicon Valley’s $400 Juicer May Be Feeling the Squeeze – Bloomberg:

Weekly Reading Roundup – 04/14/17

The Walt Mossberg Brand – Stratechery:

Changing Everything: Basic Income is Not Enough – Continutions:

Real-time Deduping At Scale – Tapjoy Engineering:

What Makes a Great Data Scientist – Kaggle:

What We’re Missing in Product Analytics – Hacker Noon:

After Years of Challenges, Foursquare Has Found It’s Purpose And Profits – Entrepreneur:

How You Battle the ‘Data Wheel of Death’ in Growth – Coelevate:

This is the Jeff Bezos playbook for preventing Amazon’s demise – ReCode:

Who’s making Trader Joe’s food? An investigation of the secretive grocery chain – SF Gate:

A Peek at Trends in Machine Learning – Medium:

Building ML Models is Hard. Deploying Them in Real Business Environments is Even Harder – Ocado Technology:

Gaming Google for Profit and Ideology – Bloomberg:

How AI Is Changing the Way Companies are Organized – Fast Company;

What Happens When You Hire a Data Scientist Without a Data Engineer – Jesse Anderson:

The Stats of the Furious – Bloomberg:

Weekly Reading Roundup – 04/07/17

These Scientists Sent a Rocket to Mars for Less Than It Cost to Make “The Martian” – The Backchannel:

Basing Life on What You Can Afford – NYTimes:

What is AI? Ingredients for Intelligence – KDNuggets:

Life Rules – Ritzholtz:

Johnson & Johnson Has a Baby Powder Problem – Bloomberg:

Two Buck Chuck How Trader Joe’s Wine Became Cheapter Than Water – Thrillst:

Living a Lie: We Decieve Ourselves to Better Decieve Others – Scientific American:

Electric Cars like the Chevy Bolt Have a Huge Infrastructure Problem – Slate:

Firing on All Cylinders: The 2017 Big Data Landscape – Matt Turck: