Wednesday Reading List

Stuff worth sharing from the past week

It’s Always Darkest Before the Dawn by By Ben Inker, Catherine LeGraw, John Pease and John Thorndike

The GMO team talks about how to potentially reposition your portfolio as the market recovers and starts to differentiate winners from losers.

As college classes move online, don’t expect a tuition discount due to coronavirus by Jessica Dickler

Hoping for a tuition break for your college kid now that they’re studying from home – think again…

Apple and Google want to turn your phone into a Covid-tracking machine by Adam Clark Estes and Shirin Ghaffary

Coronavirus Case Counts Are Meaningless* *Unless you know something about testing. And even then, it gets complicated. by Nate Silver

Mark Cuban: Here’s how to give your kids ‘an edge’ by Catherine Clifford

“The way to set your children up for success in this day and age is to ensure they learn about artificial intelligence, according to the billionaire tech entrepreneur Mark Cuban.” The article has a link to a free class tonight at 7:00 p.m. EST and resources for how to continue your education.

Coronavirus, social distancing will change the way we attend games by Kelly Cohen

For some reason, and maybe it’s just because I’m missing my Celtics, I have this thought stuck in my head that the sports leagues are going to tell us a lot about when we get “back to normal” in the U.S.

Book Recommendation

Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer by James Swanson

Yesterday marked the 155th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination by John Wilkes Booth. This book is a great look at the manhunt that ensued to capture the killer.