Whistle-Blowers and Motivated Ignorance
My "I guess we won’t always have Paris" end-of-week morning train reads:
- My Smart Beta ETF Premised on Cats Rang Up an 849,751% Return (Bloomberg)
- Here’s How to Go Public Without Wall Street (Wall Street Journal)
- The Whistle-Blower Behind Caterpillar’s Massive Tax Headache Could Make $600 Million (Bloomberg Businessweek)
- For $499, a Drone for Beginners: DJI’s Spark (New York Times)
- Robots Were Supposed to Take Our Jobs. So, Where Are They? (the Atlantic); see also Is AI the end of jobs or a new beginning? (Washington Post)
- Ten Year Futures (Benedict Evans)
- The Brains Behind Behavioral Science (Behavioral Scientist)
- “Motivated ignorance” is ruining our political discourse (Vox); see also Schmucks Like Us (National Review)
- How long to travel to Alpha Centauri? (EarthSky)
- How Paul Newman’s Legendary Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Was Found — and Where It’s Going Now (Wall Street Journal)
Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with William Sharpe, winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and creator of the capital asset pricing model and the Sharpe ratio, a method for calculating risk-adjusted return.
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