Food for Thought:
- Wired – The Genesis Engine. We now have the power to quickly and easily alter DNA.
- BW – MAN VS. MACHINE. The true story of an ex-cop’s war on lie detectors.
- WSJ – It Pays to Give Thanks at the Office. It’s rare to find gratitude around the workplace, but appreciation is an even better motivator than money.
- WSJ – More Parents Vacation With One Child at a Time, and Leave the Siblings Home. Travel operators say per-person spending is higher in these one-on-one international adventure vacations.
- LR – A Beer in Brooklyn with the King of the A-heds. For 43 years, this is how Barry Newman has opened his stories. As a staff reporter at The Wall Street Journal, Newman developed a niche as the “King of the A-Hed,” the front page, below-the-fold feature story that had become one of journalism’s more peculiar corners since its inception in the 1940s.
- NBJ – Crane Watch: The Big Map of Projects. If you want to see on 1 map all of Nashville’s growth here it is. There are 106 projects currently being tracked.
- CBS – Michael Price 2006 Lecture at Columbia Business School. Some how I missed this….awesome
- WSJ – Surge in Commercial Real-Estate Prices Stirs Bubble Worries. Soaring demand for commercial property has drawn comparisons to delirious boom of the mid-2000s.
- WSJ – Web Retailers, Now With Stores, Teach New Tricks. Macy’s, Target experiment with display-only approach to sales floor.
- BI – The state of TV. The lay of the land in the pay-tv world.
- WSJ – The Bear of Wall Street. Within a decade, Jesse Livermore went from being $1 million in debt to spending $2 million each year on personal expenses.
- BW – Google’s $6 Billion Miscalculation on the EU. Why the search leader’s antitrust deal fell apart.
- KickStarter – Nebia – The Next Revolution in Bathing. This new shower head has gotten a ton of press this week – including an endorsement by Apple’s Tim Cook. Looks super cool
- Hodinkee – The Rolex Yachtmaster 40mm With New Oysterflex Bracelet. The first stock Rolex with a rubber bracelet.
- WSJ – Worrying About the Future, Ruminating on the Past—How Thoughts Affect Mental Health. Researchers study the role of negative repetitive thinking in depression, anxiety, substance abuse and eating disorders.
- WSJ – A Rough Road for Cycling’s Clean Team. Ardent antidoping team Cannondale-Garmin reacts to a positive test by one of its riders; ‘Do we have to eat some humble pie? Yup’
- NYT – Among the States, Self-Driving Cars Have Ignited a Gold Rush