5 links (and a napkin graph) to make you think
here are five links worth reading…
A Generation of American Men Give Up on College: ‘I Just Feel Lost’
UCLA has 50% more women than men. If trends continue, the school will soon have twice as many women as men.
Listen: Julia Galef – How to be Wrong Correctly. Julia is one of the clearest thinkers of our time. She came on World of DaaS to discuss the power of embracing being wrong.
Tiger Global: How to Win: The story about Tiger Global has become the most successful late-stage VC by changing the rules of the game.
Dictator Book Club: "Some are born great. Some achieve greatness. And some are Victor Orban's college roommates."
Listen: Dan Doctoroff - Where the Sidewalk Leads. Dan walks us through how Sidewalk Labs and Bloomberg LP are some of the most interesting companies out there.
Bonus (Personal): Leaving SF but my heart is still in San Francisco. I moved from San Francisco to Northern Virginia last month. Leaving SF is the most conventional thing you can do right now ... the crazy contrarians are probably moving to SF. So I’m definitely being very conventional.
Bonus (Advice): If you’re an engineer, venture out of your job description. 10x engineers are generally bad at sticking to what they’re hired to do.
Graph of the month: One Never Learns
High Output Management by Andy Grove (must read)
A must read for any manager
When Money Dies - by Adam Fergusson (must read)
HT Ken Broad
one of the most profound books I've read. on the perils of inflation.
China in Ten Words by Yu Hua (must read)
a modern book about preference falsification
The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson (must read)
a great book about the race to get to CRISPR
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni (must read)
HT Brian Gentile, Omar Tawakol
every manager should read this book. super fast read.
Bonus Graph (because why not):
Tweet of the month (with a guest appearance from Elon)
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