Food for Thought:
- Atlantic – Millennials’ Political Views Don’t Make Any Sense. That’s not a harsh assessment. It’s just a fair description.
- FB – Three and a half degrees of separation. In honor of Friends Day, we’ve crunched the Facebook friend graph and determined that the number is 3.57. Each person in the world (at least among the 1.59 billion people active on Facebook) is connected to every other person by an average of three and a half other people
- WSJ – Socialism Gets a Second Life. Why do the young love Bernie Sanders? Because their experience of capitalism is different.
- NYMag – Making Peace With My Daughter’s Frozen Obsession
- BI – Mark Cuban – How the decimation of the IPO market has hurt the economy and worse
- WSJ – The Fed’s Mismeasure of Inflation. The 2% target rate has been reached in services, but monetary policy will do little to raise goods prices.
- BI – Hedge funder Kyle Bass released a presentation slamming a Texas company he claims is a ‘Ponzi-like real estate scheme’
- PCI – An Ephemeral Form of Value: Thoughts on the 2015 Pershing Square Investor Letter. Is “platform-value’ really a value?
- Stratechery – How Facebook Squashed Twitter
- Mel – Keeping Up With Dr. Miami. The plastic surgeon stars in his own Snapchat universe of butt lifts and trap music.
- Engadget – Google plans to beam 5G internet from solar drones
- WSJ – Novak Djokovic and the Art of Hitting Deep. The world’s No. 1 has become a master of a deadly skill: giving other players less time to react.
- WSJ – The Brazilian Doctors Who Sounded the Alarm on Zika and Microcephaly
- NYTimes – ‘Zoolander 2’ Creates a Model-Slash-Juggernaut