Every month I try to share the most mind-expanding links to read/watch/listen. If you find these interesting, please do share with your friends.
Here are five links worth reading…
Why “Why Nations Fail” Fails by Maia Mindel
Taking another look at the (questionable) arguments behind a modern econ classic.
Grow the Puzzle Around You by Jessica Livingston
Livingston’s journey to co-founding Y Combinator, plus nine takeaways for authenticity, strong partnerships, and making the best of your strengths.
Listen: Bryan Mistele: What the Future of Transportation Looks Like on World of DaaS
An insightful conversation Bryan Mistele (CEO of Inrix) on what transportation will look like in the next 10 years … and he’s not afraid to make predictions.
52 things I learned in 2022 by Tom Whitwell
Fun, useful, random, and min-expanding facts to start the year. I guarantee you haven’t heard every one of these, and at least one will change the way you think about something.
The Mirage of European Identity by Miquel Vila
The fascinating story of a Japanese-European aristocrat and how his pan-European hypothesis went on to influence generations of the European project.
Demystifying Financial Leverage by Patrick McKenzie
In turbulent times, it’s important to understand first principles. McKenzie breaks down leverage, a frequently misunderstood concept, to its roots.
How a Texas mom ended up with a child endangerment charge, and the fallout from it
Bonus (Watch): Interpreting Girard by Jonathan Bi
Bi and David Perell created a great seven-part lecture series on René Girard’s Mimetic Theory.
More reading links at https://twitter.com/AurenReads
Money Men by Dan McCrum (must read)
An overview of the Wirecard fraud
Almanac of Naval Ravikant by Eric Jorgensen
HT: Eric Jorgensen
Greenlights by Mathew McConaughey
HT: Kevin Weil, Tony Pan, Steve Ferketic
The Globalization Myth by Shannon O’Neil
HT: Shannon O’Neil
The Truth About God’s Plan For History by Bryan Mistele
HT: Bryan Mistele
Say Nothing by Patrick Raaden Keefe
A history of the Northern Ireland Troubles
HT: Chris Kirchhoff
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