Saturdays are all about longform links on Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s linkfest including a look at overly technical clothing.
Quote of the Day
"In the battle of man vs algorithm, unfortunately, man often loses. The promise of Artificial Intelligence is just that. So if we're going to be smart humans, we must learn to be humble in situations where our intuitive judgment simply is not as good as a set of simple rules."(Shane Parrish)
Chart of the Day
Bridgewater’s big note on the rise of populism.
- Google ($GOOGL) and Facebook ($FB) need to be more accountable for the content against which it sells ads. (stratechery.com)
- How Aristotle created the computer. (theatlantic.com)
- A profile of Gabe Rivera of Techmeme. (buzzfeed.com)
- The Capital Group is fighting the good fight against index investing. (ft.com)
- Michael Mauboussin looks at the long term decline in publicly traded US companies. (casnocha.com)
- Intuit ($INTU) does not want to make it easier for you to do your taxes. (priceonomics.com)
- A dozen ways that "virality" can be misunderstood. (25iq.com)
- 16 lessons learned from Reid Hoffman. (casnocha.com)
- Three lessons from Manoj Bhargava founder of Five-Hour Energy. (thewaiterspad.com)
- Another story of academic research gone bad. (chronicle.com)
- Fewer people have mastered basic survival skills today than at any other time in human history. (theatlantic.com)