Tyranny, Happiness and the New Age of Ayn Rand
My Tuesday morning train reads:
- The Tyranny of Consulting (Institutional Investor)
- How the Murdochs took a multimillion-dollar gamble on Bill O’Reilly — and lost (Washington Post); see also Michael Wolff: It’s James Murdoch’s Fox News Now (Hollywood Reporter)
- The Truth About Earnings and Stock Valuations (Bloomberg Gadfly)
- For most of history, people didn’t assume they deserved to be happy. What changed? (Quartz) but see also The Purpose Of Life Is Not Happiness: It’s Usefulness (Medium)
- This Hedge Fund May Be Poised to Create the Most Billionaires (Bloomberg)
- Google’s Health Moonshot Comes Back to Earth (Bloomberg Businessweek); see also Google’s health-care mega-project will track 10,000 Americans (MIT Technology Review)
- The Walt Mossberg Brand (Stratechery)
- Who are the new jihadis? (the Guardian); see also The new age of Ayn Rand: how she won over Trump and Silicon Valley (the Guardian)
- The calculus behind Jason Chaffetz’s sudden decision to walk away (Deseret News)
- … and Proxima makes three: Alpha Centauri really is a triple star! (Syfy Wire); see also Rare supernova discovery ushers in new era for cosmology (Phys)
What are you reading?
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