What I’m Reading: 9.7.2011

In no particular order:

Free The Market: The Legacy of Smith and Hayek (The European) Why some body fat is more dangerous (UC Davis via Futurity) – Metabolic syndrome is “the plague of our time” (Recommended reading: Why We Get Fat and What to Do About It and The China Study) What Every Government (Except One) Doesn’t Get About Startups (The Atlantic) When the Towers Fell (The New Yorker) Where Is Our Oil Price . . .

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What I’m Reading: 9.5.2011

In no particular order:

The Great Bank Robbery by Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Mark Spitznagel (Project Syndicate) Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Time (Discover) The God Clause and the Reinsurance Industry (Bloomberg Businessweek) Death in the Pot (Lapham’s Quarterly)

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What I’m Reading: 9.2.2011

In no particular order:

It’s Time to Deregulate: Americans Should Be Able to Sell Stuff Without Permission from Government (Mark Perry) The contrarian case for active investing (The Globe and Mail) The God Clause and the Reinsurance Industry (Bloomberg Businessweek) Shrinking Labor Force May Curb U.S. Expansion for Two Decades (Bloomberg)

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What I’m Reading: 8.31.2011

In no particular order:

Why Are Finland’s Schools Successful? (Smithsonian) A History of Bayes’ Theorem (LessWrong) Henry Ford, Innovation, and That “Faster Horse” Quote (HBR) Math expert finds order in disorder, including stock market (Sign On San Diego) Business’ next generation of ‘cover boys’ (Fortune) Keynesian Economics vs. Regular Economics (Hoover Institution) What are you reading?

What I’m Reading: 8.11.2011

In no particular order:

The Nixon Shock (Businessweek) A Little House of Secrets on the Great Plains (Reuters) A Hanging (The Orwell Prize) Oozing Biofuel: Algae Could Solve World’s Fuel Crisis (Spiegel) Alexander Selkirk (Wikipedia) <– What a crazy story. Don’t Give Up (HBR)

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