Assorted Links

Thu, Sep 12

Sowell on Economic Facts and Fallacies (EconTalk)

Thu, Sep 5

Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC)

When Industries Love Regulation (Bruce Yandle, PERC)

The Road to Digital Unfreedom: Three Painful Truths About Social Media (Journal of Democracy)

Great Songwriters: Who Are They, And Why Haven’t There Been Any For The Last 20 Years? (3 Quarks Daily)

On Writing: Reflections of a Textbook Author (Mankiw)

Writing Tips for Ph.D. Students (John Cochrane)

In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio: Eugene F. Fama (MIT Lab for Financial Engineering)

Yes, the Fed Could Still Stop a Recession (Tyler Cowen, Bloomberg)

Why Winners Keep Winning (Nick Maggiulli, Of Dollars and Data)


AI and the Modern Productivity Paradox (MIT IDE Research Brief)

A future that works: Automation, Employment, Productivity (McKinsey)

Disney and the Future of TV (Stratechery)

100 people transforming business (Business Insider)


Visual Snow Initiative –

Ed Boyden  – The Meaning of Life (YouTube)

Ioan Stanomir – Despre vanitatea gloriei în era digitală (LaPunkt)

Crony capitalism? Big business is actually losing influence over government (Marketwatch)

An Indisposable Idea from a Disposable Diaper (NIH Directos’s Blog)

The BRAIN Initiative – Advancing our Understanding of the Brain (

Ed Boyden   – Conversation with Tyler (Medium) (Twitter)

Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy – and How to Make Them Work for You (Amazon)

Geoffrey Parker (Twitter) Marshall Van Alsyne (Twitter), MIT Initiative on Digital Economy (MIT IDE)

MIT IDE on Medium

THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE (Thomas Friedman) (Amazon)

Thomas Friedman on Thriving in the Age of Acceleration (Intelligence Squared)

Scientists rise up against statistical significance (Nature)

Scientists rise up against statistical significance (Nature)

Statistical Inference in the 21st Century: A World Beyond p < 0.05 (American Statistician)

Why so few VCs ever broaden to running other asset classes?

Investing / Asset Management

Rob Arnott / Research Affiliates

MIB / Barry Ritholtz – The process Behind Research Affiliates

Mark Faber Gloom Boom Doom