The Weekend Starts Here....

The Weekend Starts Here....

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Why we want to believe in magic  [Ben Carlson 3 min read]

Behavioural biases are as prevalent in sport as they are in investing [Joe Wiggins 3 min read]

Some of us are old enough to remember the days when offices had walls. Air pods are the new office walls  [4 min read]

Useful and overlooked skills  [Morgan Housel 3 min read]

Do you remember James Burke? This next clip has been circulating on social media this week. Filmed in 1985 it’s a prescient take on how microchips could change politics  [Carl Miller 2:09 video. You can watch the entire 45 minute episode here]

During the last few years of benign stockmarket conditions, with assets ticking up in value and volatility at low levels, active managers – and particularly hedge fund managers – repeatedly posited that their time would come when volatility returned. Newsflash. It didn’t  [Barry Ritholtz 3 min read]

There’s a bug in the evolutionary code that makes up our brains [Shane Parrish 3 min read]

The US military is reporting an increase in UFO sightings  [3 min read]

And finally, a brilliant video clip from 1983 of computer scientist Grace Hopper explaining nanoseconds to her students  [Jason Kottke 2:07 video]

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