What’s this about me getting some kind of online video programming before the end of the year?
Wall Street Doesn’t Get It datapoint of the day — NYO
Quantitative analysis of the difference between straights and gays — OKCupid
Improvisation, not plotting, behind Ecuador’s “coup” — Qorreo
Are hedge funds front-running their own 13F disclosures? Probably not, but they could if they wanted to — All About Alpha
Chrystia Freeland interviewed Laura Tyson and Glenn Hubbard here at Reuters this morning, and the whole thing was surprisingly friendly: the Davos-centric elite talking constructively about what ought to be done, and spending a lot of time agreeing with each other.
Google’s driverless car is one of those technologies which makes me feel old, in a bad way: I would dearly love to have been able to grow up with this technology. And I can’t wait for it to arrive: I’m not a very good driver, and I’m sure that taking a Google car would be much safer for both me and for other road users.
It’s the Value Investing Congress today and tomorrow, I’m not sure whether I’m going to be able to make it at all, but you can be sure that lots of financial journalists will be filing breathless reports about various celebrity hedge fund managers’ investment ideas, and that the actual delegates at the conference will be even more excited about the prospect of getting to be in the same room as these multimillionaire investment stars.
John Carney has the best explainer yet on the foreclosure crisis — CNBC
Cigar Guy Unveiled — Time
The best response yet to Andrew Sullivan’s 10th blogiversary — Atlantic
Steve Rattner on Sheila Bair — Economics of Contempt
Joan Sutherland, 1926-2010 — SMH