Links for Thursday 05 January, 2017

Here is what I am reading today:

Links for Wednesday 04 January, 2017

Here is what I am reading today:

Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes

My most popular post over the last month has been on how Sherlock Holmes solves problems. The inspiration for that was the wonderful book A Few Lessons from Sherlock Holmes. Given that I am a huge fan of Sherlock Holmes, I wanted to get a deeper look into how he exactly thought through seemingly unsolvable mysteries. That is when I stumbled upon Mastermind: How to…

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Mid-Week LinkFest

Wealth Fund Cautions Against Costs Exacted by High-Speed Trading (DealBook) Norway’s sovereign fund doesn’t think the HFT offers any tangible benefits. The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Reinventing Yourself (James Altucher) 200-500 good books equal one mentor. Hands-Free Texting Is No Safer to Use While Driving (Scientific American) Don’t think of using Google Now to dictate that text for you while you are driving. The 50…

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Peter Drucker on Knowledge and Ignorance

…discover where your intellectual arrogance is causing disabling ignorance and overcome it. Far too many people — especially people with great expertise in one area — are contemptuous of knowledge in other areas or believe that being bright is a substitute for knowledge. First-rate engineers, for instance, tend to take pride in not knowing anything about people. Human beings, they believe, are much too disorderly…

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Midweek Linkfest

It is Wednesday. Here is what I am reading. Also, check out my new Facebook page. No Stores? No Salesmen? No Profit? No Problem for Amazon. (Technology Review) Amazon’s investment in technology is shaping the entire retail industry and setting new standards. Ray Dalio: You’re not going to produce alpha, so focus on balancing…and meditation (MarketWatch) I am a big proponent of holding the market since…

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