What I’m Reading

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Fun and Interesting Can Surfing Cure PTSD? (The Kernel) How Prescription Drugs get so Wildly Expensive (Wired) Children of the Yuan – China’s 2nd Generation of Wealth (Bloomberg) The Sneaker Wars (GQ) Can Gut Bacteria Prevent Asthma? (The Verge) Drink More Coffee (QZ) The Swedish Group Behind Every Pop Song You Know (The New Yorker)  This was fascinating The Next President …

What I’m Reading

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Fun and Interesting Penn and Teller Fool us by Revealing their Tricks (Vanity Fair) The Geniuses who were too poor to be found (WashPo) A Grand Juror Speaks – MUST READ (Harpers) How Humans can Win the Race Against the Machine (WSJ) Google Chromecast – the Trojan Horse to Your Living Room (The Verge) Another reason to stop your car …

What I’m Reading

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Interesting Stop trying to protect everyone’s feelings (Ryan Holiday) Amazons plan for hardware (Wired) The life of a McDonalds Franchise (Boomberg) A profile of Travis Kalanick – Uber founder (FC) Holy shit – How to build a sports superstar in 2015: The engineering of 15-year-old Josh McKenzie (NJ) Farm to table living takes root (NYT) LOVE THIS Personal Improvement What …

What I’m Reading

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Fun and Interesting A RENEGADE TRAWLER, HUNTED FOR 10,000 MILES BY VIGILANTES (NYT) Circling the entire west of of The Americas (Art of Non-conformity) The phone is the sun around which tech revolves (Ben Evans) Why Disney and ESPN will be ok (stratechery) Dinner with Author of the Blue Zone – Dan Buettner (NYT) Shopify business competition – Top 6 (Fortune) …

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Interesting & Fun World’s largest rooftop greenhouse just opened (Business Insider) Crossfits simple and lucrative business model (Quartz) The rise of open curriculum (Medium) Boy asks mailman for junk mail to read – gets big surprise (Huffpo) The next wave with John Markoff (The Edge) The Genesis Engine – we can now easily edit DNA (Wired) “Using the three-year-old technique, researchers …

What I’m Reading

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Fun and Interesting Are GMOS’s safe? Fraud, lies and Statistics (Slate) Drop your shit job and take the ultimate road trip (PlaidZebra) Are Apprenticeships a debt free path to the middle class? (NYT) Dealing with rejection from the founder of Airbnb (Medium) Before I go – a battle with lung cancer (Stanford) Heavy metals in organic vegetables? (Craftsmenship) Tony Hsieh (billionaire) …

Book Review: Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi

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I really enjoyed Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi. One my my professional development goals for the year was to improve my networking, specifically how to do it in a more systematic and methodical way. I’m pretty good with AQ2people and actually do some outreach pretty regularly, but I don’t have a system. As Margaret Wheatley said, “Relationships are all …

What I’m Reading

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Fun and Interesting The perfect wolf (Salon) Notes from a lecture by Peter Thiel (Imitatio) Incredible clarity of thought The Death of Golf (Men’s Journal) Netflix and the Conservation of Profits (Stratechery) What I learned when I gave up the 9 to 5 (Medium) Hubble Anniversary Images (Mashable) Judd Appatow: King of Comedy (Rolling Stone) How Uber takes over a city …