06 Oct The weekend starts here - interesting snippets from around the web
This week marked the 10th anniversary of the bail out of Northern Rock. Could it happen again? [4 min read]
I love reading articles which make me think about a topic from a different perspective. This one got the grey matter working. I agree with a lot of what he says, but wonder how this would work in practice (e.g. rebalancing). [4 min read]
This next one came via Brett Davidson. It’s another Ted Talk by Hans Rosling, and well worth taking the time to watch. The magic washing machine [9 min video]
Here’s another one which got my brain cells whirring. We all need to know what our passion in life is. For Nick Maggiulli it’s seeing beauty in data [4 min read]
It’s hard to believe it’s almost 30 years since Black Monday. It’s certainly a day I’ll never forget, as it occurred only a few months into my career in financial services. If you missed it, or have forgotten what it was like, here’s a reminder [4 min read]
And finally. Are earthworms tough enough for Mars? [3 min read]
Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.