Serendipity, Binge Factories and World Cup Winners

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- My end-of-week morning train reads:

  • Behemoths Have Dominated the Market Before, But Tech Is Different (Wall Street Journal)
  • Inside Netflix’s TV-Swallowing, Market-Dominating Binge Factory (Vulture)
  • How to Maximize Serendipity (David Perell)
  • Why Do Investors Focus on the Wrong Things? (Behavioral Investment)
  • Millionaires Now Control Half of the World’s Personal Wealth (Bloombergbut see The Rich Are Planning to Leave This Wretched Planet (New York Times)
  • Tech Workers Versus the Pentagon (Jacobin)
  • To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities (Quartz)
  • Information wants to be $300 a year — and it wants to be exclusive, high-quality, and lower quantity. (Nieman Lab)
  • This Is What a Nuclear Bomb Looks Like: If America is attacked, the strike probably won’t come from North Korea (New York Magazine)
  • Machine learning predicts World Cup winner (MIT Technology Review)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with former U.S. Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell, discussing trade wars and tariffs, immigration and North Korea. Mitchell was instrumental in negotiating a peace agreement in Northern Ireland and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Serendipity, Binge Factories and World Cup Winners

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