Five Links for July 2021
Good reads (and a few bonus graphs)
here are five links for July…
Contrary to conventional wisdom, birth order has almost no effect on our personalities. I was always hoping it would explain why I am such a weirdo.
ZoomInfo (NASDAQ:ZI) is a $17 billion market cap B2B data company.
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We are all one big family. Former President Barack Obama "can call six US presidents his cousins: both Bushes, Ford, Johnson, Truman and James Madison." "Obama and President Bush are 10th cousins, once removed, linked by Samuel Hinkley of Cape Cod, who died in 1662." Brad "Pitt and Obama are ninth cousins, linked by Edwin Hickman, who died in Virginia in 1769."
A deep look into FICO (NYSE:FICO), data standards, the relationship between analytics and data companies, and how FICO successfully transformed their score into a currency. On World of DaaS.
"When COVID started spreading, life got more depressing, people became more depressed, but suicide rates went down."
One of today's best athletes explains humility and living in the present.
The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell (4/5)
Age Later by Nir Barzilai (4/5) HT: Nir Barzilai
Humankind: A Hopeful History by Rutger Bregman (4/5). HT: Raffi Grinberg, Vas Narasimhan
Life is in the Transitions by Bruce Feiler (3/5)
Pimp by Iceberg Slim (3/5). HT: Dina Srinivasan
Moneyland by Oliver Bullough (2/5)
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