Weekend Reading, Watching and Listening Recommendations (May 14, 2021)
J.P. Morgan’s Annual Energy Outlook; The great Daniel Kahneman – Why We Contradict Ourselves and Confound Each Other; The Way We Get Everything Is Going Electric
Read: A much-discussed profile of Mario Draghi [via The Critic]
Read: J.P. Morgan’s Annual Energy Outlook looks at why is the energy transition away from fossil fuels taking so long? Deep decarbonization plans assume massive changes in electric vehicles, electricity transmission grids, industrial energy use and carbon sequestration, but each faces headwinds often not accounted for by energy futurists.
Listen: The great Daniel Kahneman – Why We Contradict Ourselves and Confound Each Other. This brilliant and humane scholar explains why none of us is an equation that computes. As surely as we breathe, we will contradict ourselves and confound each other. [via On Being]
Listen: The Garbage Can Model of Decision Making: What's it like to try and police millions of pieces of abusive content every day? This discussion takes us takes inside Facebook, explaining how hard it was to encourage civility at a company obsessed with growth — especially when that growth was often driven by some of the most toxic behaviors. [via Sudhir Breaks The Internet]
Chart of the Week: The Enormous Scale of Global Food Waste [via Statista]
Watch: The Way We Get Everything Is Going Electric [via Bloomberg]