Last updated 8/30/19
Every once in a while, (and sometimes each day) I listen to a great podcast, enjoy an article, or see a good video that I want to share with you.
I like to think of them as my e-links:
Friday’s e-links (8/30)
In one of his best podcasts, and my best listen in awhile, Malcolm Gladwell talks about the eccentric scientists who discovered retroviruses. As a tale of innovation, of resistance to new ideas, and of brilliance, the podcast was captivating and left me thinking long after it ended.
Friday’s e-links (8/23)
Planet Money’s travels of a t-shirt podcast series is the perfect example of our unavoidable everyday connection to the global economy. In nine episodes they take listeners to places that range from a cotton farm in Arkansas to a factory in Bangladesh to a container ship. It’s a good listen.
Friday’s e-links (8/16)
Friday’s e-links (8/09)
1. While I listen to Trade Talks regularly during my daily walks, I’ve not mentioned it recently. As my go-to podcast for international trade, Trade Talks is where I just scroll through the titles for a topic I want to learn more about. This week they’ve asked if China is a currency manipulator. In just 20 minutes, by listening to the experts at the Peterson Institute, we can all decide.
Friday’s e-links (8/02)
1. Econlife reported that McDonald’s average drive-thru time (273.29 seconds) lagged far behind Burger King’s (193.31 seconds). Now they tell us that we can get our Big Mac (and all else) 15 seconds faster.