Things worth reading, listening to, and watching

Fortunately, these is no accounting for people’s taste or curiosity, so we offer this selection in good faith but with every conceivable caveat.

To learn about jazz:

Performance drivers in the emerging, post-industrial economy:

Other stuff that we keep talking about

  • The movie Margin Call, directed by J.C. Chandor, because of the way very complicated problems get simplified so as to become actionable. Jeremy Irons’s character is especially compelling (though not necessarily in a good way).
  • Edward Tufte: Envisioning Information, or any of his other books.
  • George Gopen and Judith Swan: The Science of Scientific Writing, on how to structure sentences correctly.

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