Thursdays are all about longform links on Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s linkfest including a look at whether Austin will become Silicon Valley 2.0.

Quote of the Day

"Desire’s greatest trick is in convincing us that we will be satisfied after we fulfill it. This is a deception that we reliably fall for – over and over again."

(Lawrence Yeo)

Chart of the Day

Newspapers in the U.S. are a vanishing breed.