Food for Thought:
- NYTimes – You Don’t Need More Free Time
- WSJ – The Rewards of Letting Your Kids Call the Shots. Columnist Ralph Gardner Jr. visits his daughter in Cape Town on her semester abroad and discovers how relaxing it is not to be in charge for a change.
- FC – Hi, I’d Like To Add Myself to The New Yorker
- Guardian – Gentrification X: how an academic argument became the people’s protest. In the first of a special series on the impact of gentrification on cities around the world, Dan Hancox meets victims and beneficiaries of this highly emotive issue – and finds that the anger is real, and resistance is coming to a head.
- WSJ – Snapchat 101: Learn to Love the World’s Most Confusing Social Network. Don’t leave Snapchat to the millennials! Conquer it with this guide
- DMN – Mark Cuban’s tips for eventual winner of the $1.5 billion (or more) Powerball jackpot
- Forbes – The New Quant Hedge Fund Master
- Reuters – Goldman Sachs throws support behind IEX exchange application
- WSJ – Open Salaries: the Good, the Bad and the Awkward. Sharing pay information can bring inequities out in the open, prompting difficult conversations.
- WSJ – David Bowie: The Man Who Sold the World…and Bonds – Credit DH – David Bowie was an innovative performer, and a financial innovator as well
- WSJ – Car Insurers Find Tracking Devices Are a Tough Sell. Progressive and other insurers look for ways to get devices inside vehicles, but customers are wary; ‘It just creeps me out.’
- Economist – Buffett’s revenge. – Credit DH – Services like Airbnb are altering the economics of the hotel business.
- ACL – Officine Panerai and the Invention of the Diving Watch
- ESPN – Did coach Tom Herman save Alabama’s 2015 season?
- IS – Better Late Than Never: Bruce Boyer On Brooks’ New-Old Oxford Buttondown
- WSJ – A Puzzling Solution for Math Education. Lessons in math don’t have to be so boring. Physicist Frank Wilczek on logic puzzles, games of chance and other ways to entice students.
- In honor of Pitti Uomo this week, MP – Sprezzatura – The art of looking as if you haven’t tried too hard to look that good.