Just another manic Monday.
Greetings happy campers. How is June treating you?
Good luck: Japan's Abe must sell immigration to a skeptical nation.
On everyone's mind right now: is the US due for a recession?
Will AI make our lives better or kill us all? Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and the feud over killer robots.
Sometimes effort is bad: why the best things in life are all backwards.
Sharing personal data is good (I'm not convinced, but it's a good talk): why we shouldn't be scared of sharing our personal data.
I don't think this applies to residents of Japan, but have yet to find clear proof: a little known mistake many expats make.
A primer on life insurance from Monevator.
Why do we care? Two ways to stop caring what others think.
This is a concern: Japan’s own ‘guest workers’ policy unlikely to end well.
Why do stocks generally go up over time?
Themes from history by Morgan Housel: repeating themes.
A great talk by Frank Abagnale (Catch Me If You Can).
This is tough long-term: second jobs, once rare in Japan, are reshaping attitudes about work.
Really cool or kind of sad? The happiest guy in the world.
You need an accountability partner or a punch in the nose.
Driving while old: should the elderly be stopped from driving?
Which one did you like? For me it was the Frank Abagnale talk.