Book notes: Why we should think of our bodies as a big bag of micro organisms. Insights from Rodney Dietert’s new book, The Human Superorganism: How the Microbiome Is Revolutionizing the Pursuit of a Healthy Life.  (Pacific Standard)

Quote of the Day

“There is no point being efficient and hiring for a very detailed job description if the job changes every day.”

(Vaughn Tan)

Chart of the Day

Check out the spread in recent returns between health care and utilities.