(Not) boring finds for June 2019
This month we learned that broader lessons from history have more leverage; how the shifts over time in the intangible tech economy are impacting businesses and consumers; that AIs are getting more lifelike and creative; and that it’s important to stop anticipating bad things happening and be more present.
Collaborative Fund – Five lessons from history
Important investing lessons we can learn from history, and the argument that the more generally a lesson can be applied, the better.
American Affairs – Subscription capitalism: The story of a power shift
An interesting view on the transformational shift in internet services and computing technology and the effects on businesses.
Reuters – Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition [video, 11:35 min]
A short video about a humanoid AI named Ai-Da, after Ada Lovelace, that can see and produce art—just incredible! (If not a little bit off-putting…)
Brain Pickings – A Stoic’s key to peace of mind: Seneca on the antidote to anxiety
Some wisdom from our favourite Stoic to un-train your mind from anticipating potential troubles.
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