Food for Thought:
- Atlantic – The Joyful, Illiterate Kindergartners of Finland. Forget the Common Core, Finland’s youngsters are in charge of determining what happens in the classroom.
- GuardianUK – Boredom is not a problem to be solved. It’s the last privilege of a free mind
- Atlantic – The Cyber Activists Who Want to Shut Down ISIS. Somewhere in Europe, a man who goes by the name “Mikro” spends his days and nights targeting Islamic State supporters on Twitter.
- WashPo – Why you shouldn’t be surprised that prisoners crushed Harvard’s debate team
- Atlantic – Why Ikea Causes So Much Relationship Tension. The stylish, idealized home in the store’s showroom “literally becomes a map of a relationship nightmare,” says one psychologist.
- Medium – Why I Unfollowed You on Instagram. The Social Network is Yesterday, The Interest Feed is Tomorrow. A look back and forward about activity on the internet.
- BCG – Man and Machine in Industry 4.0. How Will Technology Transform the Industrial Workforce Through 2025?
- Forbes – What Killed Michael Porter’s Monitor Group? The One Force That Really Matters. This is a few years old, but a great read on the limits of traditional strategic thinking.
- NYTimes – Tips for the Aspiring Angel Investor – Credit DH – Finally some one calls a spade on a lot of so-called ‘angel investors’ – “What bugs me is this whole start-up scene is a lifestyle”
- NYTimes – The Decline of ‘Big Soda. The drop in soda consumption represents the single largest change in the American diet in the last decade.
- Fortune – Could this ex-NSA hotshot protect your email from hacking?
- WSJ – How a New York DJ Turned Earl Revived an English Manor. Techno DJ Nick Ashley-Cooper suddenly became the 12th Earl of Shaftesbury—with a disintegrating English estate on his hands. He undertook a major renovation .
- Fortune – Why Jeff Bezos, Peter Thiel, and others are betting on fusion
- CM – The 100 Movies Every Guy Should See