Here are a few excerpts from a magazine article I recently read, “A COVID Serenity Prayer,” in the October 10, 2021 issue of The Atlantic.

Human beings have always coexisted with threats to our health: violence, vehicular crashes, communicable diseases. And many of us have meandered through our perilous existence…


Here are a few excerpts from a book I recently read, “How to Lead Wisdom from the World’s Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers,” by David M. Rubenstein.

I had not thought that was possible, for Ronald Reagan would turn seventy shortly after becoming president. How could the American people…


Here is an excerpt from an article I recently read, “Pepsi’s Former CEO Shared the 1-Sentence Secret to Her Success as a Leader; It’s the Opposite of What We’ve Been Told,” in the October 6, 2021 issue of Inc. Magazine.

“When we talk about the future of work, we have…


Stuff I liked lately on the Internets:

236.1 On October 9 you’ll get to hear Beethoven’s 10th Symphony, completed w/the help of AI bit.ly/3urPpSg

236.2 One way to prioritize pedestrians over drivers is the so-called Dutch solution of having sidewalks override streets rather than the other way around bit.ly/3F5u71Q @NotJustBikes

236.3 Stanford students riding bikes outside on campus were more likely to be wearing masks than helmets bit.ly/3B21NuL @StanfordReview

236.4 TIL the ubiquitous Chinese takeout box started out as a solution to the at-the-time common need to carry oysters around bit.ly/3kXEbBU @TheDieline

236.5 “Cooperative overlap,” which is talking with/over others can be seen as rude or affirming, depending on your cultural upbringing bit.ly/39TZbDm @AnilDash


Here are a few excerpts from a book I recently read, “The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don’t,” by Nate Silver.

We have to view technology as what it always has been — a tool for the betterment of the human condition. We should neither…


In my early twenties, as a church youth group volunteer, I attended a conference devoted to the subject of racial reconciliation. The speaker said something I’ll never forget ( which I believe is a quote from a famous social justice activist but I cannot place the attribution so please let…


Here are a few excerpts from a book I recently read, “The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy,” by Thomas J. Stanley.

The large majority of these millionaires are not the descendants of the Rockefellers or Vanderbilts. More than 80 percent are ordinary people who have accumulated…


Here are a few excerpts from a book I recently read, “Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius,” by Sylvia Nasar.

The notion that man was a creature of his circumstance, and that those circumstances were not predetermined, immutable, or utterly impervious to human intervention is one of the most…


It started so innocently, with a simple thought, in 2018. Given the big gap between Aaron and Asher, by 2029 our two older kids would have graduated from college while Asher was still in the nest just starting high school. At that point, we didn’t necessarily need a six-bedroom house…


The pandemic, while upending the whole world and mine, has strangely lent a bit of consistency to my schedule. Pre-COVID, I didn’t travel all the time, but enough that it kept me on my toes to have to figure out how to handle my work and home responsibilities in light…

Lee Huang

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