Some insightful articles on the super-rich, notably they get killed in China and they have to work in the US. I’ve found some good articles on China, particularly on various inefficiencies in innovation subsidies and coal production. I also highlight the growing tech war between the US and China. Then there are some good articles on currency factors, market volatility and common-share holdings. On the economics front, there’s a study that shows that happiness is linked to the provision of public goods, how sovereign debt levels may not be as much of a constraint as many think and how changing […]
The best of new consumer products have been on display at the CES conference in Las Vegas, and there are some pretty cool ones. Elsewhere, a bunch of “how to” articles : holding chopsticks, using your smartphone camera, learning a new skill. On the science front, several great articles including alien radio signals, the intelligence of crows and pictures of an atom. There are scary big brother developments such tech attaching to bees! And a few articles on Big Tech and much much more. Enjoy!
Here’s my first curation for 2019 and there were some surprisingly good pieces produced over the past month. We have Paul Krugman, Ken Rogoff and Larry summers wade into policy waters – they disagree on the use of fiscal stimuli, taxing the rich and negative rates. There were a swathe of articles on the euro’s 20thbirthday – all agree the construct is imperfect but they vary in their pessimism on its future. There are some great data and charts; notably Chinese growth data back to the 10th century and which countries the US media has obsessed about over the past 100 […]