Vinnie Mirchandani author of Silicon Collar: An Optimistic Perspective on Humans, Machines, and Jobs is hopeful about the prospects for automation. (strategy+business)

Quote of the Day

"It is vastly less stressful to be independent –and one is never independent when involved in a large structure with powerful clients...True success is exiting some rat race to modulate one’s activities for his peace of mind. "

(Nassim Taleb)

Chart of the Day

Corn prices are down some 60% from their peak.