New Links. Accumulated from April to September (chronological).

  1. All the evidence-based advice we found on how to be successful in any job - 80000 Hours
  2. Eliminating the Human - David B
  3. AI For In Store Retail - LinkedIn
  4. Inside, Apple’s Insanely Great New Mothership - Wired
  5. How Much Does it Cost to Climb Mount Everest? - Alan A
  6. Bicycles are eating the lunch of China’s dominant car-sharing app - South China MP
  7. The benefits of talking to yourself - NYTimes
  8. How Wells Fargo’s cutthroat corporate culture allegedly drop bankers to fraud - Vanity Fair
  9. Conglomerates didn’t die, they look like Amazon - NYTimes
  10. Edward Burtynsky’s Epic Landscapes - New Yorker
  11. The Doctor And The Saint - A. Roy, Caravan, 2014
  12. A Reality Check for IBM’s AI Ambitions - Technology Review
  13. India’s huge buffalo-meat industry is in limbo - Economist
  14. The $100 billion per year back pain industry is mostly a hoax - Quartz
  15. Roomba Inventor Joe Jones on His New Weed-Killing Robot, and What’s So Hard About Consumer Robotics - IEEE Spectrum
  16. The man who built a $1bn firm in his basement - BBC
  17. China may match or beat America in AI - Economist
  18. How Liquor And Crime Shaped Bengaluru: An Excerpt From TJS George’s “Askew” - Caravan
  19. How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup - Bloomberg Profile of Stripe
  20. Dr. Raj Punjabi goes the last mile in Liberia - NYTimes
  21. The Tale Of Two Joshis From Bhopal - Outlook
  22. Inside the world of Silicon Valley’s ‘coasters’ - BI
  23. Dangers of Sitting - Bloomberg
  24. America Wasted $160 Million Trying to Get Afghanistan to Use E-Payments - Motherboard
  25. Disney’s Choice - Stratechery
  26. Doomsday planning for less crazy folk - Blog
  27. Rising Inequality - NYTimes
  28. As Bike-Sharing Brings Out Bad Manners, China Asks, What’s Wrong With Us? - NYTimes
  29. The High Cost of Cheap Fashion - LATimes
  30. IIT coaching: While pressure mounts for students, institutes have the last laugh - MoneyControl
  31. The future of electric vehicles in India - Brookings
  32. Swachh Bharat Mission - SBM


  1. A hacker stole $31M of Ether — how it happened, and what it means for Ethereum - Medium
  2. SEC: US Securities Laws ‘May Apply’ to Token Sales - CoinDesk
  3. Breaking open the MtGox case - WizSec
  4. China’s Bitmain dominates bitcoin mining. Now it wants to cash in on AI - Quartz
  5. Why Everyone Missed the Most Mind-Blowing Feature of Cryptocurrency - Medium
  6. Central Banks Can’t Ignore the Cryptocurrency Boom - Bloomberg

Some Tweeted links. (Reverse chronological)

  1. Obituary: Wayne Lotter was killed on August 16th - Economist
  2. 99% of junked Rs 500/1000 notes returned to banks: RBI - Economic Times
  3. Why This $4,000 Renault Is as Disruptive as the Tesla Model 3 - The Drive
  4. How Spammers, Superstars, and Tech Giants Gamed the Music Industry - Vulture
  5. GST Launch - NYTimes
  6. From n-qubit multi-particle quantum teleportation modelling to n-qudit contextuality based quantum teleportation and beyond - International Journal of General Systems

Best, Umang