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Last Sane Man on Wall Street
Nathan Anderson exposes — and bets against — corporate fraud. But short-selling a market this frothy can be ruinous.
“I view that more as a reflection of the complete market insanity that we’re in now,” Anderson says. “Where pictures of digital tulips are trading for hundreds of thousands of dollars.”
(15min _ NewYorkMagazine)
Wordle founder Josh Wardle on going viral and what comes next
With Wordle, actually, I kind of deliberately did what you’re not meant to do if growth is your goal. And bizarrely, I think, those things have led to growth. But obviously, a ton of it is luck, and being in the right place at the right time. I think people have an appetite for things that transparently don’t want anything from you.
(8min _ TechCrunch)
The Speed of Light Visualized Using Planets
Scientists created the term light-year to measure astronomical distances beyond the confines of the Earth. And in the vastness of space, light photons, which can go around the Earth 7.5 times in just one second, seem slow.
The above animation from planetary scientist Dr.James O’Donoghue helps put the speed of light into a broader perspective while highlighting the vast distances between celestial bodies.
(5min _ VisualCapitalist)
“Only three things happen naturally in organizations: friction, confusion, and underperformance. Everything else requires leadership.” _Peter Drucker