Long Road Ahead: The Promise — and Perils — of Self-driving Cars
Interesting ancillary impact on insurance, marketing etc
“If you want to be tougher, be tougher.”
80% of the earnings go to the top 1%
Seems power actually corrupts the brain. Biologically.
Using hardware to track cyber attacks. Interesting approach.
6 billion cockroaches being breed for medicine on a single farm. That’s higher than the entire human population.
The formation of moral values in society doesn’t come from the evolution of the consensus. No, it is the most intolerant person who imposes virtue on others precisely because of that intolerance.
This is the age of protected feelings purchased at the cost of permanent infantilization.
The web is no longer neutral
Will Nation-States evolve to City-States ?
Can the Scandinavian economic model work elsewhere ?
Zapped to learn Netherlands is actually the 2nd largest exporter of food. Wonder how feasible this model is elsewhere.
Understanding human behaviour or influencing it replacing free will
A peek behind craft culture
Habits take otherwise difficult tasks and make them easy. Reaching your goal using habits.
“What pain do you want to sustain?"
By looting the libraries and archives of their enemies, the Nazis tried to take control over the memory and history of the victims.
There’s not a single exception. All screen activities are linked to less happiness, and all nonscreen activities are linked to more happiness.
The robots are not taking over just yet.
Consequently, by 2050 a new class of people might emerge – the useless class. People who are not just unemployed, but unemployable.
The human body - next to be disrupted ?
Making lesser decisions
It's always about land
Selling is as important as buying
Makes so much sense
The refugee has to be less capable than the native, needier; he must stay in his place. That’s the only way gratitude will be accepted. Once he escapes control, he confirms his identity as the devil. All day I wondered, has this been true in my own experience? If so, then why all the reverence for the refugees who succeed against the odds, the heartwarming success stories? And that’s precisely it – one can go around in this circle forever, because it contains no internal logic. You’re not enough until you’re too much. You’re lazy until you’re a greedy interloper.
An interesting perspective on why people use the alternate banking system
Away from the hustle bustle of traffic #BucketList
An interesting analysis on copycat investing. Never realised there's so much money on the table.
Knowing that a given movie or a given brand has a certain number of likes isn’t as impactful as knowing it has a certain amount of recommendations.”
Seth Klarman on Trump
Lot has already been written about Uber. But a good insight into the company nonetheless.
Never realised Fake News was such an epidemic !!
Behind the Sriracha craze that's taken over the world
Price is always King. Be it in the stock markets or in demonetisation.