Saturday links: privacy vs. convenience January 9, 2016 Book review: What makes a convincing con? Insights from Maria Konnikova’s The Confidence Game: Why We Fall For It…Every Time. (NYTimes) Energy How the Indian countryside is getting electrified with solar panels. (nytimes.com) TweetPocketInstapaper The renewable energy revolution is here. (washingtonpost.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Autos Apple ($AAPL) would have to change this one thing about autos before entering the market. (asymco.com) TweetPocketInstapaperSymbols: $AAPL Lyft is partnering with GM ($GM) on self-driving cars. (washingtonpost.com) TweetPocketInstapaperSymbols: $GM Self-driving cars are an "existential threat" to the auto companies. (vox.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Technology Why we are so willing to give up privacy for convenience. (fusion.net) TweetPocketInstapaper Just how real is artificial intelligence? (blogs.cfainstitute.org) TweetPocketInstapaper What comes after e-mail? (theatlantic.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Offers Sign up for our daily e-mail newsletter to stay up-to-date with all of our posts. (abnormalreturns.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Get an Audible.com free trial and listen to two books for free including "The Confidence Game: Why We Fall For It...Every Time." (amazon.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Take WiFi with you everywhere with Karma Go. Use my code for $10 off yours now! (yourkarma.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Sign up for a 30-day trial from Amazon Prime and get access to a huge video library and much, much more. (amazon.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Health Is the stethoscope now outdated? (washingtonpost.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Relationships play a key role in our health. (washingtonpost.com) TweetPocketInstapaper The "easiest" way to lose 125 pounds. (medium.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Psychology Mindfulness is an important tool not new-age hype. (bigthink.com) TweetPocketInstapaper There is no single center for creativity in the brain. (qz.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Many businesses are built on consumer mistakes. (timharford.com) TweetPocketInstapaper The power of mind-wandering. (thelongandshort.org) TweetPocketInstapaper Food Why nutrition advice is so confusing. (washingtonpost.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Why we don't eat turtle soup anymore. (slate.com) TweetPocketInstapaper You're throwing away way too much food. (outsideonline.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Sugar production is disappearing from Hawaii. (businessinsider.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Fitness How exercise helps build new brain cells. (fastcompany.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Under Armour ($UA) is getting serious about fitness technology. (fastcompany.com) TweetPocketInstapaperSymbols: $UA Sports Can better helmets prevent concussions? (fortune.com) TweetPocketInstapaper The Players Tribune is gaining traction. (sportsbusinessdaily.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Entertainment Bill Gates has become quite the book reviewer. (nytimes.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Would Time Warner ($TWX) ever spin-off HBO? (recode.net) TweetPocketInstapaperSymbols: $TWX Earlier on Abnormal Returns Podcast links: the gender pay gap story. (abnormalreturns.com) TweetPocketInstapaper What you may have missed in our Friday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Meb Faber's new book "Invest With the House" is now out. (abnormalreturns.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Mixed media There is a big difference between cleaning and tidying. Insights from Marie Kondo's "But in Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up." (slate.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Colleges aren't teaching graduates things that really matter. (sethgodin.typepad.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Is pre-K all it is cracked up to be? (fivethirtyeight.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Kindness takes practice. (qz.com) TweetPocketInstapaper *Link to: Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up. You can support Abnormal Returns by visiting Amazon, signing up for our daily newsletter or following us on StockTwits, Yahoo Finance and Twitter.