The Weekend Starts Here...

The Weekend Starts Here...

Let’s start with a good news story.  Farming technology which could eventually help feed the world  [4 min read – plus embedded video]

It’s possible that some of you may have already bought your last car  [4 min read – the comments are worth a glance too]

Do you know your ‘financial tipping point’? (I’d also endorse Nick’s recommendation of Gladwell’s book) [4 min read]  [Nick Maggiulli]

“Growth, we now know all too well, is not a strategy. It is a tactic. And when undisciplined growth became a strategy for Starbucks, we lost our way.”  The dangers of adopting a growth ‘strategy’ and what’s going on in the VC world  [4 min read]  [Morgan Housel]

Don’t get distracted by the shiny, bright new things  [3 min read]  [Anthony Isola]

“I worry that the memory of how important it is to save is fading into oblivion in most families — and I hope Americans can learn to save again without having to go through another Great Depression.” A thought-provoking piece from Wall St Journal columnist Jason Zweig  [3 min read]  [Jason Zweig]

“Outrage must be displayed, no matter how inauthentic its “discovery”, once everyone knows that everyone knows that outrages have occurred.”  [4 min read]  [Ben Hunt]

Beware the free lunch  [4 min read]  [Barry Ritholtz]

And finally.  Boston Dynamics’ twerking robot dog. You’re welcome. Isn’t the internet wonderful? 😊  [1:09 video]

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.