thegraywolff

A brief gallivant about the marketplace of ideas.

Month: December, 2017

Read — 2017/12/09

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. Why your next side hustle should be opening boxes“, by Zara Stone (OZY).
  2. The highest-paid YouTube stars 2017: Gamer DanTDM takes the crown with $16.5 million“, by Madeline Berg (Forbes). That’s a lot of coin, mate.
  3. DanTDM named richest YouTuber of 2017 after making £12.3m” (BBC).
  4. Wal-Mart’s new name: It’s not just a store anymore“, by Sarah Nassauer (Wall Street Journal).
  5. Bitcoin’s wildest ride yet: 40% in 40 hours“, by Paul Vigna & Steven Russolillo (Wall Street Journal).
  6. SEC targets initial coin offering ‘scam’“, by Paul Vigna (Wall Street Journal).
  7. Religious freedom is for Christians, too“, by Luke W. Goodrich (Wall Street Journal).
  8. Time Person of the Year 2017: Silence breakers“, by Stephanie Zacharek, Eliana Dockterman, & Haley Sweetland Edwards (Time).

Read — 2017/12/01

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. China’s technology ambitions could upset the global trade order“, by Jane Perlez, Paul Mozur, & Jonathan Ansfield (NY Times).
  2. Bad news: dark streaks on Mars might be sand, not water“, by Jay Bennett (Popular Mechanics).
  3. Power shift: how natural gas and renewables dethroned king coal“, by Erin Ailworth (Wall Street Journal).

Investing — 2017/12/01

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. Disney: looking forward“, by ALT Perspective (Seeking Alpha).
  2. Farmers Business Network just raked in a whopping $110 million in Series D funding“, by Connie Loizos (Tech Crunch).

Read — 2017/12/01

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. An interstellar tourist barrels through the solar system“, by Marina Koren (The Atlantic).
  2. Want to spice up Thanksigiving dinner? Talk politics“, by Jason Gay (Wall Street Journal). Did you know that the U.S. Constitution does not explicitly grant the federal government the right to control immigration? True story. Finding this out at Thanksgiving dinner can also get you kicked out of the house. True story.
  3. Harvard faces DOJ probe over affirmative-action policies“, by Melissa Korn & Nicole Hong (Wall Street Journal).
  4. The bad news on ‘good’ girls“, by Jill Filipovic (New York Times). An article highlighting the importance of reflection and honesty when it comes to gender biases.
  5. A self-made star shows one way to crack the Gen Z code“, by John Jurgensen (Wall Street Journal).
  6. What Meghan Markle means for the Royal Family“, by Sophie Gilbert (The Atlantic).
  7. Bitcoin soars toward another benchmark: $10,000“, by Bill Chappell (NPR). Looks kinda silly seeing this again on 16 December, when 1 BTC > 19,000 USD. What does the future hold?
  8. Small investors latch on for bitcoin’s wild ride“, by Paul Vigna, Steven Russolillo, & Alexander Osipovich (Wall Street Journal).