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Weekend Reads: Inflation, Tariffs and Why All Your Projects Are Always Late


The Saturday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure.

Grab a cup of cappuccino and have a nice day.


  • How This Big City Is Becoming Age-Friendly (NextAvenue)

Big Articles

  •  The Case of Hong Kong’s Missing Booksellers (NY Times) – As China’s Xi Jinping consolidates power, owners of Hong Kong bookstores trafficking in banned books find themselves playing a very dangerous game.
  • The Coming Software Apocalypse (Medium, The Atlantic) – A small group of programmers wants to change how we code — before catastrophe strikes.


  • Pay Teachers What They’re Worth (Bloomberg) – American educators deserve a raise — but higher salaries alone aren’t enough.
  • Inflation Could Help Ease the U.S.’s Debt Burden (Bloomberg) – It’s far from a magic bullet but could buy time for restructuring.
  • China Slaps Tariffs on 128 U.S. Products, Including Wine, Pork, and Pipes (NY Times)
  • Futures fall as Trump seeks $100 billion in additional China tariffs (MarketWatch)
  • Everything You Need to Know About Malaysia’s Upcoming Election (Bloomberg)


  • Microsoft Is Officially Not the Windows Company Anymore (Bloomberg)
  • Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel (Bloomberg)
  • Apple iOS 11.3.1 Release: It’s The Big One (Forbes)


  • Here’s Why All Your Projects Are Always Late — and What to Do About It (Freakonomics)
  • How to Train Your Dragon Child (Freakonomics)
  • A Millionaire Mindset Never Made Anyone Rich (Bloomberg View) – The notion that just thinking something can make it happen is a joke. Too bad some people fall for it.

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