22 Sep The weekend starts here - interesting snippets from around the web
Is free will a myth? An interesting look at what influences even the simplest of the many decisions we make each day [3.36 min video]
As with most things in life, what worked a couple of generations ago will not necessarily work today. Whilst most of investing is stable over time, the efficacy of various strategies comes in and out of favour. Without the benefit of hindsight, it’s difficult to identify a temporary shift from a permanent one. [4 min read]
In terms of assets under management globally (i.e. assets on which a management fee is being paid), only 15% of those assets are invested in ‘alternative’ investments (e.g. venture capital), yet they generate 42% of the fee revenue. Those are shocking numbers. [3 min read]
I found this next one more than a little worrying. The food we grow is becoming less nutritious. [3 min read]
How to make smart decisions. [5 min read]
And finally, a fascinating video about how the way we will get electricity in the future is going to change forever. [3.47 min video]
Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.