September 12, 2012

Black Swan Farming. (Paul Graham – How do you wrap your head around a 1000:1 dynamic range in outcomes? You can’t.)

It’s time to get serious about science – The Washington Post. (We are very serious about science. We need to be very serious about good science careers as well.)

The Serious Eats Guide to Sandwiches | Serious Eats. (I want a sandwich.)

Michael Lewis: Obama’s Way | Vanity Fair. (I admit it. I love Michael Lewis.)

Tax evasion in Greece: In flagrante | The Economist. (Culture is hard to change.)

The Wall Street Summer Intern Diaries — Daily Intel. (Early choices lock you in – choose wisely.)

Did Barack Obama Save Ohio? – (Humans have an astonishingly ability to convince themselves of anything.)

New Rules – (A good article from Friedman – competition is indeed exhilarating – it’s damn tiring somedays.)

Swarm Robots: The droid workforce of the future. (One of those ideas that has been around for 20 years, but the technology is just starting to make it cheap and worth doing.

More data on why people reject science – Respectful Insolence. (We all must be careful to not mix faith with politics and/or science. They are different parts of the brain.)

What Happens to Our Brains During Exercise and Why it Makes Us Happier. (Exercise.)