New Links. Accumulated from October to April (chronological)

  1. As electric motors improve, more things are being electrified - Economist
  2. China’s security chief calls for greater use of AI to predict terrorism, social unrest - SCMP
  3. Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For - Bloomberg
  4. This Startup Is Luring Top Talent With $3 Million Pay Packages - Bloomberg
  5. China’s audacious and inventive new generation of entrepreneurs - Economist
  6. How Your Sedentary Lifestyle is Killing You -
  7. Thaler, Famed for ‘Nudge’ Theory, Wins Nobel Economics Prize - Bloomberg
  8. RIP The Broccoli Tree - Kottke
  9. Airbus Corruption Scandal May Lead Straight to the Top - Spiegel
  10. A Letter to Jamie Dimon - Crypto Chain
  11. The billion-dollar widget steering the driverless car industry - Verge on Velodyne
  12. How Google is priming its Next Billion ambition in India - Factor Daily
  13. How Facebook’s Oracular Algorithm Determines the Fates of Start-Ups - NYTimes
  14. A Restaurant Ruined My Life - Toronto Life
  15. African herders have been pushed into destitution and crime - Economist
  16. Meet the Man Who Has Lived Alone on This Island for 28 Years - Nat Geo
  17. A distorted sex ratio is playing havoc with marriage in China - Economist
  18. Marriage in the West - Economist
  19. Marriage Has Become a Trophy - Atlantic
  20. Google Missed Out on China. Can It Flourish in India? - NYTimes
  21. Telling Stories of Domestic Slavery in India - Lens - NYTimes
  22. How a dorm room minecraft scam brought down the internet - Wired
  23. One Man’s Stand Against Junk Food as Diabetes Climbs Across India - NYTimes
  24. Inside the Eccentric, Relentless Deal-Making of Masayoshi Son - Bloomberg
  25. The Fight For Patent-Unencumbered Media Codecs Is Nearly Won - OCallahan
  26. India’s tea industry is going through tepid times - Economist
  27. The Tyranny of Convenience - NYTimes
  28. Overkill - NewYorker
  29. A self-study guide for aspiring machine learning practitioners - Google
  30. The Poison We Pick - Opioids crisis - NYMag
  31. Tadashi Tokieda on Numberphile - Youtube Playlist
  32. Here’s The Technique That Ambitious People Use To Get What They Want - Ryan Holiday
  33. The Key to Good Luck Is an Open Mind - Nautilus
  34. Productivity - Sam Altman
  35. Inside Facebook’s Bet On An Augmented Reality Future - Forbes
  36. Block 5 Falcon 9 roars spaceward with Bangabandhu-1 satellite - Spaceflight
  37. The Frozen Warriors - Vimeo Video
  38. How Amazon’s Bottomless Appetite Became Corporate America’s Nightmare - Bloomberg
  39. How Does Technology Affect Which Men Women Choose? - Selonomics, Google Cache Link


  1. Self-storage: How warehouses for personal junk became a $38 billion industry - Curbed
  2. With buildings and infrastructure, it pays to take a life-cycle perspective - MIT
  3. First 100 miles on my E-Bike: what I learned - Cognito
  4. How One Woman Tried to Stop a $10 Billion Theft - Bloomberg
  5. Apple and Wal-Mart Are Helping China Crack Down on Polluters - Bloomberg
  6. E-Bikes - Nytimes
  7. Safe and speedy: what’s not to love about e-bikes? - 1843 Mag
  8. You Fix It - NYTimes
  9. ‘We’re doomed’: Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention - Guardian

Best, Umang