Endorsement: Troublemakers: Silicon Valley’s Coming of Age by Leslie Berlin is a “new and excellent history.”  (Marginal Revolution)

Quote of the Day

"(J)ust as we are scrutinising self-driving cars, we need to have a public debate about the computing revolution in finance. If the crazy antics of cryptocurrencies spur this, then bitcoin will have performed a public service."

(Gillian Tett)

Chart of the Day

Just how good 2017 has been for stocks.