Here are some deep and long reads from around the web. Don’t expect a consistent theme – I just included the ones I liked – so the range is from a mid-level employee who embezzled $16 million from a local business to use of Drones as a Policy to a eccentric art seller who has hid priceless treasures and then wrote a poem with clues to where it is.
As the post title suggests, these are long reads, so sit in your lounger, grab a couple of beers and your iPad (I just assume that all tablets are iPads) and proceed…
2. Charlie Munger‘s Harvard Speech on Psychology of Human Misjudgement: Point: Charlie Munger, Warren Buffet’s partner, talks about 24 standard causes of human misjudgement. I always keep the first one in mind – it seems obvious but believe me, we underestimate it all the time.
6. How Tom Wolfe became Tom Wolfe: Ok full disclosure but this is by favourite author, Michael Lewis, so it has to be good.
7. A-Rod (Alex Rodriguez) return to new york yankees by ESPN: Ok sports is not really my thing, least of all a sport I don’t even understand, but this story of a disgraced ball player coming back is compelling.
9. What would would you see on a journey to centre of the earth by New Humanist: ok confession: I only included this one because i really liked The Core