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06/09/2023 – Issue 501

Jun 9, 2023 | Fifteen on Friday

This week’s highlights: Techno Vision, Self-Promotion, and Pep

CMA fest this week in Nashville – Stay hydrated out there folks
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Happy Friday

Original Content this week:



Featured Article

Business & Markets

  • Revisionist History – The Pushkin Prize for Egregiously Deceptive Self-PromotionConsider 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 SethiHow 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 ContagionIs Venture Capital Killing Itself?


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