08 Apr The Weekend Starts Here....
“Covid-19 is far from over, but we’re now more than a year into this tragic mess. Enough has happened that we can start to ask, “what lessons have we learned?” If you’re a doctor or a health regulator, some of those lessons are hyper specific. But for most of us the biggest lessons are broad.” The Big Lessons of the Last Year [3 min read]
How Apple (and the Mac) got their names [2 min read]
Successfully retiring is one thing. Having a successful retirement is another. Lessons from Nomadland [3 min read]
How the Pandemic Resurrected Britain’s Ancient Borders [3 min read]
“The spectacular rise and fall of Bill Hwang and Archegos Capital Management make it a good day to reflect upon the philosophical purposes of money.” Purposeless Capital [2 min read]
I’m a firm believer in pushing work down so people concentrate on doing the things that only they can do. Historically, this approach to work has led to huge increases in productivity but with advances in technology we appear to be going into reverse. [4 min read]
“If the crooks knew how much money there was in being honest, they’d all behave differently.” Charlie Munger at his best. Why I Hate Fake Gurus [5:41 video]
And finally. Strangely mesmerising. Stop motion Lego Chocolate Cake [5:08 video]
I hope you have a lovely weekend. It’s going to be a noticeably quiet one here. I think I’ll be spending a lot of it curled up good book in front of the wood burner 😉
Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.