This week’s highlights: The Maestro, 3D Printing, and T-Swift
Hope you have had a great week! Been a busy week of travel this week, so things are a bit abbreviated.
Food for Thought
- GQ – How the Maestro Got His Hands Back. A lifetime of brutal injuries and misfortune robbed the world-renowned pianist João Carlos Martins of the ability to play his instrument. And then along came an eccentric designer and his bionic gloves.
- CalNewport – When Facebook Came Calling. Using a statistical technique called difference in differences, the researchers quantified changes in the mental health status of students right before and right after they were given access to Facebook.
- TorontoLife – The Company Man – Tse Chi Lop, the suspected ringleader of a $21-billion crime syndicate, may be the world’s most innovative drug lord. And Toronto was his training ground
- WSJ – Energy Companies Turn to 3-D Printing to Bypass Snarled Supply Chains. *paywall* Technology is being used for replacement parts as availability of components via traditional delivery lines remains uncertain
- Forbes – How A Corporate Lawyer And A Finance Guy Ditched The Rat Race To Build A $750 Million Barbershop App
- RM – Strategy and [Re]Organization. Walls Don’t Disappear, They Just Move
- VisualCapitalist – How Does Your Personality Type Affect Your Income? – Credit SH
- WSJ – Rich Millennials to Financial Advisers: Thanks for the Golf Invite, but You Can’t Invest My Money *paywall*
Culture / Arts/ Tech / Science
- WashPo – The story behind Taylor Swift’s 10-minute version of ‘All Too Well,’ the song making fans lose their minds
- Mashable – Is Gen Z bringing flip phones back?
- BonAppetit – Sommelier Tastes the Same Wine at 5 Ages (1978-2016)
Last Week’s Most Popular
- EffortlessGent – The New Smart Casual Dress Code for Men. Are you confused about what to wear in a business casual environment? Well, you’re not the only one, that’s for sure. And that’s because there are no well-defined rules for this specific dress code
- NYMag – Why the ‘Big Short’ Guys Think Bitcoin Is a Bubble
- NewYorker – Brené Brown’s Empire of Emotion
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