Weekly Roundup: 2/18/19



Education


Quillette - Public Education’s Dirty Little Secret
https://quillette.com/2019/02/10/public-educations-dirty-secret/


Business


ArsTechnica - Google’s Waymo Risks Repeating SV’s Most Famous Blunder
https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/02/googles-waymo-risks-repeating-silicon-valleys-most-famous-blunder/


Upfront Ventures - How Seed Stage Funding Has Changed in Last Decade
https://www.slideshare.net/msuster/seed-stage-2019-final/15-15Series_B_funding_numbers_also


First Round - How Superhuman Built an Ending to Find Product/Market Fit
https://firstround.com/review/how-superhuman-built-an-engine-to-find-product-market-fit/


Money


CNBC - JP Morgan Rolling Out First US Bank-Backed Crypto Currency
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/13/jp-morgan-is-rolling-out-the-first-us-bank-backed-cryptocurrency-to-transform-payments--.html


ITEP - Amazon in Its Prime
https://itep.org/amazon-in-its-prime-doubles-profits-pays-0-in-federal-income-taxes/


Enzo - You Should Passively Invest Your Savings
https://blog.enzo.fund/why-you-should-passively-invest-your-savings/


Bloomberg - Goldman Considered Buying a Boutique in Mid-Market Push
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-02-13/goldman-said-to-have-mulled-buying-a-boutique-in-mid-market-push


Of Dollars and Data - The Cognitive Aristocracy
https://ofdollarsanddata.com/the-cognitive-aristocracy/


China


NYTimes - Playing a Tiger Mom or Driven Dad
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/12/technology/chinese-parents-video-game.html


Macro Polo - Macro Outlook 2019
https://macropolo.org/macro-outlook-2019/


SCMP - U.S. to Remain Sole Global Economic Superpower Until 2035
https://www.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/2185865/united-states-remain-sole-global-economic-superpower-until


American Affairs - The “Surprise” of Authoritarian Resilience in China
https://americanaffairsjournal.org/2018/02/surprise-authoritarian-resilience-china/


Leadership


PNAS - Long-term Trends in Politics and Culture Through Language of Political Leaders
https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2019/02/05/1811987116


Management


HBR - The Hard Truth About Innovative Cultures
https://hbr.org/2019/01/the-hard-truth-about-innovative-cultures


People


Glamour - “You Have to Show Up”
https://www.glamour.com/story/alexis-ohanian-serena-williams-successful-marriage


Forbes - The Myth of CEO Work-Life Balance
https://www.forbes.com/sites/amynelson1/2018/09/04/the-myth-of-ceo-work-life-balance/#419020d719ae


Science


Hackaday - The Impossible Tech Behind SpaceX’s New Engine
https://hackaday.com/2019/02/13/the-impossible-tech-behind-spacexs-new-engine/


The Guardian - LSD Can Reset the Brain
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/feb/10/amanda-feilding-lsd-can-reset-the-brain-interview


Tech


Vice - Netflix Saved All of Your Bandersnatch Choices
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/j57gkk/netflix-has-saved-every-choice-youve-ever-made-in-black-mirror-bandersnatch


Tim Harford - How Behavioural Economics Helped Me Kick My Smartphone Addiction
http://timharford.com/2019/02/how-behavioural-economics-helped-me-kick-my-smartphone-addiction/


Wired - Mirrorword AR is the Next Big Tech Platform
https://www.wired.com/story/mirrorworld-ar-next-big-tech-platform/


Github - Notes of CS Topics
https://github.com/darshanime/notes


Learning


Susan Borges-Crowley - Three Lessons From Thirty Years
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/three-lessons-from-thirty-years-susan-borges-crowley/


PhysOrg - Learning How (And How Not) To Learn
https://phys.org/news/2019-02-learning-how-and-not-to.html


AI


Receptiviti - LIWC
https://liwc.wpengine.com


CNAS - Understanding China’s AI Strategy
https://www.cnas.org/publications/reports/understanding-chinas-ai-strategy


Fast Company - Microsoft’s AI Roadmap
https://www.fastcompany.com/90305091/this-is-microsofts-ai-pipeline-from-research-to-reality


Culture


Pixar - Purl
https://www.upworthy.com/pixar-s-new-short-film-makes-a-bold-statement-about-toxic-masculinity-in-the-workplace?c=ufb1&fbclid=IwAR0fcBXGwOCKNSxld2y0K5NxYqqANqgVDexe_1EDdPeey7J2Q1NyfvYbgcs


Other


GatesNotes - 2019 Letter
https://www.gatesnotes.com/2019-Annual-Letter