Reading List for the Week ending June 23, 2017

  1. The Secret to Making Your Weekends Feel Longer
  2. The Willow-Bark Fallacy [and a challenge to readers]
  3. Dichotomies – How to use different kinds of thinking
  4. A Digital Collaborator: The Future of Search
  5. How to Prepare the Next Generation for Jobs in the AI Economy
  6. Leverage: Gaining Disproportionate Strength
  7. Regarding your dam complaint
  8. The Seduction of Pessimism
  9. Make two lists (Seth)
  10. Here’s How The Sensors in Autonomous Cars Work
  11. What 99% looks like
  12. How do you draw a circle? Analysis of 100,000 drawings to show how culture shapes our instincts
  13. Polar bears need to be fat, and they can’t be without sea ice
  14. Earth’s atmosphere is really thin compared to the radius of the Earth. How big a hole do I need to dig before people suffocate?
  15. Just Asking – A David Foster Wallace Article

Reading List for the Week ending June 16, 2017

  1. Trickle-down workaholism in startups
  2. Expiring vs. Long-Term Knowledge (Two kinds of knowledge in the age of information)
  3. The Impossible Mathematics of the Real World
  4. What Doesn’t Seem Like Work? – a Paul Graham essay
  5. Conspicuous consumption is over. It’s all about intangibles now
  6. Living in dissatisfaction
  7. A brief rant on the future of interaction design
  8. “This is Water” – David Foster Wallace’s commencement speech transcript
  9. Here’s Why Your Shorts Aren’t Cheaper Than Your Pants – The length isn’t the only thing that matters here
  10. Entropy: Why Life Always Seems to Get More Complicated
  11. Wanting Monogamy as 1,946 Men Await My Swipe
  12. The days and nights of Elon Musk: How he spends his time at work and play
  13. Inside “Steel Pulse”, The Project That Became Elon Musk’s Solar Roof
  14. The only three ways to be more productive (Courage is the key)
  15. When the World Is Led by a Child

Reading List for the Week ending June 09, 2017

  1. The meaning of life in a world without work
  2. How to Make Wealth (Paul Graham’s Essay)
  3. Why You Should Have (at Least) Two Careers
  4. Boring Google
  5. The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and Why
  6. Repeated thought
  7. DO (Letter)
  8. The rise of the QR code and how it has forever changed China’s social habits
  9. David Foster Wallace: SNOOTlet
  10. Bird or Frog? Freeman Dyson on the Two Types of Thinkers
  11. Since rainbows are caused by the refraction of the sunlight by tiny droplets of rainwater, what would rainbow look like on Earth if we had two suns like Tatooine?
  12. Proximate vs Root Causes: Why You Should Keep Digging to Find the Answer
  13. Inversion: The Crucial Thinking Skill Nobody Ever Taught You
  14. In search of familiarity
  15. How Do You Measure Leadership?

Reading List for the Week ending June 02, 2017

  1. The Stinky Cow Principle: How to Tell Stories that Make People Trust You
  2. You should’ve asked
  3. The Munger Operating System: How to Live a Life That Really Works
  4. Three ways to add value
  5. Who owns the space between reclining airline seats?
  6. Why Germany Still Has So Many Middle-Class Manufacturing Jobs
  7. Galilean Relativity and the Invasion of Scotland (Mental Model)
  8. Not even wrong – ways to dismiss technology
  9. Every ounce of my energy (Letter)
  11. How Do You Count Without Numbers?
  12. Would a toaster still work in a freezer?
  13. Leaders and Followers, Planners and Doers
  14. What If Companies Managed People as Carefully as They Manage Money?
  15. Walk: A Message To The Class Of 2017

Reading List for the Week ending May 26, 2017

  1. Talking to Yourself (Out Loud) Can Help You Learn
  2. Why amazon is eating the world
  3. Johari Window
  4. An Atheist’s Defense of Rituals: Ceremonies as Traffic Lights
  5. The next generation of jobs won’t be made of professions
  6. Overcoming Procrastination by Avoiding ‘Have To’s
  7. Avoiding the good/great chasm (Seth)
  8. Rules of ascent
  9. Platonically irrational
  10. Is it possible to build a jetpack using downward firing machine guns?
  11. Self-fulfilling values of time
  12. The Bummer Economy
  13. How To Analyze Data Using the Average (Better Explained, Math)
  14. Marriage should not come with any social benefits or privileges
  15. The Physics of Forbidden Love

Reading List for the Week ending May 19, 2017

  1. Compared to What? (Seth Godin)
  2. Love, Dad
  3. Intuition For The Golden Ratio
  4. Moral grandstanding: there’s a lot of it about, all of it bad
  5. Is Consciousness Fractal?
  6. How to Live on 24 Hours a Day: Arnold Bennett on Living a Meaningful Life Within the Constraints of Time
  7. Cartographic Compression (Geographic Maps and Information Maps)
  8. What is human capital?
  9. How to predict if a borrower will pay you back
  10. The Peril of Power Without Status
  11. Emergence and Power — Four 13th Century Sisters who Became Queens
  12. Putting embedded commands in context
  13. Inside the Hotel Industry’s Plan to Combat Airbnb
  14. Are Pop Lyrics Getting More Repetitive? (Interactive Article)