This week’s highlights: Techno Vision, Self-Promotion, and Pep
Original Content this week:
- FCS – Real Gurus in a World of TikTok Ones In a world drowning in “expertise,” we, in fact, suffer from an acute shortage of true gurus
- FCS – Organizational Governance and Its Discontents The ineffability of governance makes talking about its effectiveness really hard
- Apple Vision was all the talk this week – here are two interesting takes
- No Laying Up – The Disease of More. With the partnership of the PGA Tour and PIF, the Disease of More has officially afflicted all of golf. Is there an antidote?
- Aaron Ginn – A Manifesto on Friendship. To change the world and to live a full life, get some friends.
- PriyaParker – 5 Reasons to Embrace Generous Exclusion
Business & Markets
- Revisionist History – The Pushkin Prize for Egregiously Deceptive Self-Promotion. Consider this your invitation to the greatest award show no one’s ever heard of: the Pushkin Prizes, created to honor the giants of the American education system. This year, Malcolm is celebrating one prominent university that decided to play the U.S. News & World Report at its own dirty rankings game—and smeared themselves in the process. Featuring an eagle-eyed math professor, our favorite data scientist, and the legend of one disgraced congressman.
- II – Fifty Years Ago, Rusty Olson Began Investing Kodak’s Pension. Thanks to Tom Mucha, He’s Reaping the Rewards.
- Prospect – Quackonomics – Medical Properties Trust spent billions buying community hospitals in bewildering deals that made private equity rich and working-class towns reel.
- Ritholtz – Interview with Ramit Sethi. How to live a rich life by treating money as a tool to do the things that you want to do. That’s one part financial freedom, one part prioritization of your life, and one part less stress and worries about financial matters.
- Newcomer – VC Contagion. Is Venture Capital Killing Itself?
- WSJ – The Revolution That Transformed Manchester City. Manager Pep Guardiola made the biggest tactical changes of his career to put the club back in a Champions League final against Inter Milan—and on the verge of a treble
- TopGear – Future BMW designs will be ‘cleaner’, says design boss
- Guardian – How solar farms took over the California desert: ‘An oasis has become a dead sea’
- InsideHook – Craft Beer Is Doing the Unthinkable: Mimicking Macro Beer. From the rise of the light lager to retro packaging, microbreweries are pulling inspiration from Big Beer
- CaseyNeistat – NYC; The Worst Air Quality on the Planet
- Does how you handle your wealth actually align with what you care most about in the world?
- Do you feel like you are pro-active and intentional with your financial affairs or entirely reactive to a busy world?
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