43rd Selected Links

Happy weekend! Here are some links to things I've been reading that you might also enjoy:

1. Issue Three of The Podcast Reader is now available! It features transcripts of Tyler Cowen's interviews with Daniel Kahneman and Shadi Bartsch, my interviews with William Dalrymple and Eric Weinstein, and Russ Roberts' interview with Rory Sutherland.

2. My Twitter thread on Melbourne pioneer William Westgarth.

3.Sunset on Mars.

4. 'The Antidote to Digital Behemoths That Can Dominate -- and Decimate -- Whole Industries', an Inc. article by former guest of the pod Ryan Holiday about setting up a small-town bookstore in the Age of Amazon.

5. 'Blair, Brown and the treachery of appearances', a Financial Times article by Janan Ganesh. Via Nick Gruen.

6.A quote on the minimum wage by 1986 economics Nobel laureate James Buchanan, unwittingly demonstrating the dangers of mere theory.

7. 'Statistical Rituals: The Replication Delusion and How We Got There', an article by former guest of the pod Gerd Gigerenzer.

Have a great weekend,