Interesting stuff read/listened for week of 22nd Aug 2016
My first of a weekly series of notes on what I learnt the previous week.
This podcast from WNYC was amazing, about trees communicating with each other, sharing resources and information. The most surprising of all, consuming animal food!! Here I thought they were at the bottom of the food chain.
Charlie Munger’s thoughts on constructing a life that really works:
A dense but nice article on how cancer cells barrel through your body: http://www.wired.com/2016/08/jammed-cells-expose-physics-cancer/?mbid=nl_82816_p4&CNDID=36099781
An excellent conversation between Michael Munger and Russ Roberts on Slavery and Racism (In America). A deep conversation on culture that can lead to horrible results, why market may not fix itself in cases like this and how even otherwise decent people can delude themselves en-mass into believing and being part of something as terrible as slavery — http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2016/08/munger_on_slave.html
There were 2 interesting episodes on a16z around pricing, both of them useful for any startup: