David Epstein

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. David Epstein is on the podcast tour, talking about his new book Range, “why generalists triumph in a specialized world.” His advice isn’t to specialize or generalize but to have both, at the individual and community levels. He told Patrick O’Shaughnessy, “In areas where … Continue reading David Epstein

Streaming, Sharing, Stealing

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Michael Smith and Rahul Telang of Carnegie Melon University wrote an interesting book, Streaming, Sharing, Stealing: Big Data and the Future of Entertainment. Smith and Telang wrote this book because of a “perfect storm” in the economic entertainment ecosystem. Traditionally a few firms dominated … Continue reading Streaming, Sharing, Stealing

Seinfeldia

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Seinfeld the show and Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld the writers, succeeded because of talent, luck, and culture. In her book, Seinfeldia, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong takes us to the set, through the history, and into once in a lifetime experience. What are the chances … Continue reading Seinfeldia

Meb Faber

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Meb Faber joined Patrick O’Shaughnessy to talk about podcasting, having a jobby, and his forever fund. Here are the notes. 1/ Design your behavior. “So many people talk about the illiquidity in angel investing as a negative but in reality, I think it’s a massive … Continue reading Meb Faber

Anastasia Alt

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Khe Hy interviewed Anastasia Alt on Rad Awakenings. It was good. This set of notes will be more rapid fire. All unattributed quotes are from Alt. Ready? https://soundcloud.com/radreads/anastasia-alt-ep-5-the-business-school-of-the-world 1/ Your place defines your point-of-view. “I grew up in the New York City ecosystem where career … Continue reading Anastasia Alt