Jamie Dimon on journalists:
Worse than that, you don’t even make any money!
Jason Calacanis on journalists:
They have no chance of making big money in their jobs… they don’t have the balls to create something.
David Chang & Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall at The Strand - Hangover Observations - Eater NY -
EFF: Who has your back?
The Art Newspaper: Leo raises $38.8m for wildlife charity
Art Market Monitor: Christie’s 11th Hour Charity Auction = $33.3m
Gallerist NY: Leonardo DiCaprio Charity Auction at Christie’s Hammers in $31.7 M.
Artinfo: Leonardo DiCaprio’s Wildlife Charity Auction Raises $38.5 Million at Christie’s
Official press release: $38.8 million
In the age-old battle between book and bath, man has tried many things: the reading tray, the conveniently placed towel, the waterproof page. An eight-year-old has gone one better.
If remembering to take a mindful pause is difficult for you, as it is for me, you can use technology to send yourself a helpful ping. When first developing my mindful habits, I set up a recurring event in the Reminders application on my iPhone with notifications reminding me to “chew twenty-five times” before lunch (12:00 p.m.) and dinner (6:00 p.m.).
— Is you technologically-induced distraction making you fat? There’s an app for that!
Mind Over Fatter — Foodist Collection — Medium
On May 3, 2013, NYC Parks named a City playground in honor of artist and humanitarian Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch. You can help support his park by making a donation in his memory. Please fill out the “Make a Donation” section, and then mention that your donation is in honor of Adam Yauch. All proceeds will go to support projects in his namesake playground. — Make a Donation in Honor : NYC Parks
He can’t give everything away, he explains, because French law requires him to leave three-quarters of his wealth to his three children, the oldest of which is 13. “It’s an old law. If you raise it with French politicians, they say, ‘The French love inheritance, so we can’t touch that.’
— Under French law, you need to leave at least 75% of your wealth to your children???
Lunch with the FT: Xavier Niel - FT.com
Keynesian economists often dismiss these long-run concerns when the economy has short-run problems. “In the long run we are all dead,” Keynes famously quipped.
The longer-term problem we now face, however, may be more serious than any that Keynes ever envisioned. Passing a larger national debt to the next generation may look attractive to those without children. (Keynes himself was childless.) But the rest of us cannot feel much comfort knowing that, in the long run, when we are dead, our children and grandchildren will be dealing with our fiscal legacy. — Niall Ferguson says his remarks were “tactless”. Presumably this, from Greg Mankiw, is the tactful way of saying the same thing.
Economic View - What Would Keynes Have Done? - NYTimes.com