Growing From a Seed’s reads

The most recent articles will be at the top. Pour yourself a mug of Cappuccino, grab a seat overlooking the beach, and enjoy:


Financial Markets
How Tales of ‘Flippers’ Led to a Housing Bubble (nytimes)
Understanding Today’s Stagnation ( Project Syndicate )
The Hunger Bonds (Project Syndicate)


Here’s Why Juicero’s Press is So Expensive (Blog Bolt)

Anything Is Possible If You Pay The Price (Medium)
Why most people’s favorite color is blue (Medium)

How the Domain Name System (DNS) works and how you can make it better (Medium Free Code Camp)


Hackers Stole My Website…And I Pulled Off A $30,000 Sting Operation To Get It Back (Medium)

How we reversed a $300K/mo burn and hit profitability without laying off a single employee (Medium)

What to Make of These Twice-in-History S&P 500 Valuations (Bloomberg)
Why you should kill your cash cow (Medium)

What is light? (Cosmos Magazine)
When America Was Most Innovative, and Why (Harvard Business Review)

Personal Improvement
If You Want to Be Happy at Work, Have a Life Outside of It (Harvard Business Review)
Is It OK to Get Paid More for Being Lucky? (Harvard Business Review)


Personal Improvement / Generic
A top recruiter on what anyone can see after 30 seconds with your resume (Quartz)
Is Your Attention Span Shorter than a Goldfish’s? (WSJ)
Happy Ambition: Striving for Success, Avoiding Status Cocaine, and Prioritizing Happiness (Ben Casnocha)
If Not Darwin, Who? (Nautilus)

Warren Buffett’s Letters to Berkshire Shareholders – 2016 (Berkshire Hathaway)
Warren Buffett’s letter to Berkshire Hathaway investors explains how to use fear to your benefit (Quartz)
Losing a Fortune Often Comes Down to One Thing: Family (The New York Times)
Do You Want To Be Rich Or Do You Want To Be Free? (Financial Samurai)
Guarding Against Unforced Errors (The Reformed Broker)
Managing Risk vs. Managing Returns (A Wealth of Common Sense)
Getting Rich vs. Staying Rich (Collaborative Fund)
Alpha or Assets – Strategies should be built for alpha, not scale (Investor Field Guide)

Why Amazon Is the World’s Most Innovative Company of 2017 (Fast Company)
The race for autonomous cars is over. Silicon Valley lost. (Auto Blog)
The Myth of Apple’s Great Design (The Atlantic)