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4/29/2022 – Issue 468

This week’s highlights:  Mission Statements, Staying Put and Machine Learning


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May Already?

Insanely busy week here with meeting and travel.  As such – a lot of links below are podcasts that have been interesting

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Best,

David


Food for Thought

  • Freakonomics – Is the U.S. Really Less Corrupt Than China — and How About Russia?  The political scientist Yuen Yuen Ang argues that different forms of government create different styles of corruption. 
  • Art of Gathering – The Math and the PoetryHow one couple figured out a beautiful structure for their wedding’s cocktail hour.
  • CollaborativeFund – Staying Put  One I thought about recently after watching a few friends manage their careers is the value of staying put.
  • Honestly – Your Attention Didn’t Collapse, It was Stolen.  The average American adult spends over three hours a day staring into their phone. If you’re a teenager it’s even worse – seven hours. What’s really troubling is that in study after study, people say that they want to be looking at their screens less. They just don’t know how. They’ve lost control.

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