Weekend Reading & Selected Links

Happy Monday! (Or Tuesday, depending on where you live.)

This edition of the newsletter is slightly delayed due to my American travels.

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

1. 'The best books on The Great Divergence', an interview of Davis Kedrosky by Sophie Roell of Five Books.

2. 'Afterwards', a short story by former guest of the pod Will MacAskill, inspired by the topics covered in his new book What We Owe The Future.

3. 'History as Evolution', a chapter by Nathan Nunn for the Handbook of Historical Economics.

4. The Lunar Society, an excellent blog and podcast by Dwarkesh Patel (who I had the pleasure of meeting in Austin last week).

5. 'Lessons from Keith Rabois Essay 5: How to Become a Magnet for Talent and Assess Talent', a 2019 blog post by Delian Asparouhov.

6. 'Guessing C For Every Answer Is Now Enough To Pass The New York State Algebra Exam', a recent Medium article by Ed Knight.

7. 'Maps of Bounded Rationality: Psychology for Behavioral Economics', a revised version of Kahneman's Nobel lecture. Via Anna Riedl.

8. 'This Model Explains Media Manipulation', Jake Orthwein's summary of former guest of the pod Eric Weinstein's 'Four Quadrant Theory'.

Have a great week,