10 Friday AM Read – The Big Picture

My weekend morning the train WFH reads:

The rise of the ‘chief remote officer’ While many organizations have focused on hybrid or remote work in an ad-hoc way, others are creating a new role to oversee their workplace transformation. (BBC)

Everyone seems to hate daylight saving time. Do we even need it and why is it so hard to get rid of? Changing clocks keep pace with people’s circadian rhythms — making everyone cranky, cranky, and sometimes dangerously off their game. (grid) see more Rejoice at the end of Daylight Saving Time: It’s the most wonderful day of the year! (Atlantic) see more When will daylight-saving time end in 2022? What to know before changing clocks: Some states are pushing to end clock changes because of growing evidence they harm people’s health. (Wall Street Journal)

Revisiting the case against value investing: The fact that value works better around recessions is not necessarily a problem for value in and of itself. Where the potential problem comes is in situations where our recession numbers are permanently reduced. It would be bad for value if it overperformed during this period – and we’ve had fewer recessions in recent decades. (validity)

The first biodegradable water bottle is coming, this time for real: With backers including James Murdoch and Diplo, Cove says its sustainable water bottles will retail for $2.99 ​​a pop. (green)

The difference between amateurs and professionals. “Amateurs attribute success to skill and failure to luck. Professionals recognize the role of skill and luck in every outcome. They focus on controllable factors. They create an environment where luck is more likely to strike.” (Curiosity Chronicle)

‘He’s ready to open the floodgates’: Can Twitter save Elon Musk – or even thrive? Since buying it, the billionaire has wasted no time shaking up the struggling social media firm, cutting staff and introducing fees. But can he make the platform relevant again – or will it turn into a hell of hateful content and misinformation? (parent)

Will we ever… live in buildings the size of cities? Science fiction cities are often depicted as all-encompassing and self-contained structures, but how feasible is it to build a giant city in one building? (BBC)

The US midterms will determine whether the 2024 election can be stolen: Republican candidates on ballots across the country who denied Joe Biden a win in 2020 are pushing for changes to election laws that would make it easier to dispute the outcome of the next presidential election (Bloomberg).

The universe is not locally real, and Nobel laureates in physics have proven it: Elegant experiments with entangled light have uncovered a deep mystery at the heart of reality. (Scientific American)

The Two-Machness of Bono: In Dublin with the indomitable U2. (Atlantic) see more Bono Still Trying to Find U2 and Himself (New York Times)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with financial historian Edward Chancellor. He is currently a columnist for Reuters BreakingView and an occasional contributor to The Wall Street Journal and Moneyweek. In 2008, he received the George Polk Award for Financial Reporting. Chancellor’s Author”The Devil Takes the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation“His New Book”The Value of Time: Real Stories of Interest” nominated for the FT’s 2022 Business Book of the Year.

Stocks for the long run: Updated market performance #s under Democrats and Republicans.

Source: @Jeremy DeSchwartz

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