Interesting stuff

  1. Read: Black parents are breaking a tradition of (stress-induced) bad parenting. (This advice applies to non-Blacks, of course!)
  2. Watch: Limits to Growth update: MIT Has Predicted that Society Will Collapse in 2040
  3. Read: A great analysis of the current “superbubble,” which will make the 2007-8 crash look like a walk in the park when it bursts. Get ready!
  4. Listen: A really interesting podcast with a founder of the Pirate Bay on copyright, Swedish vs American “justice,” and access to information.
  5. Read: This Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty post gives some useful tips on converting uncertainty to risk via qualitative methods and institutional modeling, which is an improvement on typical models that are too cheap (=no effort) and inaccurate.
  6. Read: In 1970, Bruce Kirby created the perfect single-person sailboat. What made the Laser so unbeatable?
  7. Read: It’s not conservatives (in the US) who are spreading fake news, but “low-conscientiousness” conservatives that want the system to burn down.
  8. Listen: One of the better discussions of the “hot” watch market, collectors and poseurs
  9. Listen to this interview with Stuart Brand. He’s 83 and has many wise things to say about humans and nature.
  10. Read: ‘The treeline is out of control’ — the Arctic is tipping fast towards climate chaos.

H/Ts to AB and MM

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Author: David Zetland

I'm a political-economist from California who now lives in Amsterdam.

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