Financial Update – Nov 2020

Another month, another update. A few random comments. Good Reads/Listens/Watches Bill Gates and Rashida Jones (Karen Filippelli from “The Office”) started a new podcast (link). I’m unsure how the two joined forces, but it has been pretty entertaining so far. In one episode they interviewed Raj Chetty (famous Harvard Economist) about inequality and in another … Read more

Financial Update – Oct 2020

Another month, another update. A few random comments. Good Reads/Listens/Watches The Social Dilemma (link). A documentary about the consequences of wide-spread social media usage. Basically, it concludes that our attention is the end product that is produced (and sold to the highest advertising bidder) by Google/Facebook/etc. That’s a pretty fascinating paradigm. I’ve heard of this … Read more

Financial Update – Sep 2020

Another month, another update. A few random comments. Good Reads/Listens/Watches GoCurryCracker on the NYT Trump tax exposé (link). The Daily (NYT) podcast episode with the authors of the NYT investigation (link). Bogleheads on Investing podcast episode with author Morgan Housel (link). My Octupus Teacher (link). The Dangerz, the inspirational full-time van-dwellers turned full-time sailors, recommended … Read more

Financial Update – Aug 2020

Another month, another update. A few random comments. Good Reads/Listens/Watches Beau Miles spends a night in his gum tree (link). I love Beau; always providing a refreshing perspective on our place in the universe. He is a remarkable storyteller and filmmaker. His YouTube channel is probably tied for my favorite channel alongside Mediocre Amateur (link). … Read more

Financial Update – July 2020

Another month, another update. A few random comments. Good Reads/Listens/Watches How I Built This interview with Ring founder Jamie Siminoff (link). I think this probably my favorite How I Built This interview of all time. For more context, here’s the first two minutes of his original pitch on Shark Tank in 2013 (link). He walked … Read more

Financial Update – June 2020

Another month, another update. A few random comments. Good Reads/Listens/Watches Some interesting discussion on racism in the US: Trevor Noah (20 min video) John Oliver (33 min video) Tulsa Massacre (9 min video) Ted Radio Hour interview with scholar Clint Smith(52 min audio) All Around Champion 11-part TV series in which they gathered 10 top … Read more