Weekend Reading, Watching, and Listening Recommendations (November 13, 2020)
The Pandemic Has Made Hunger Even More Urgent to Address; How to Moderate Talks, Panels, Meetings, More ; Yuval Noah Harari and Microsoft President Brad Smith: Panel Discussion on Technology
Read: The Pandemic Has Made Hunger Even More Urgent to Address: Food Insecurity Could Be a Long-Lasting Side Effect of COVID-19 [via Foreign Affairs]
Read: To revive the World Bank, China and the United States need to work together: From Former World Bank Chief Economist Penny Goldberg [via the Peterson Institute]
Read: Memo for President Biden: Five steps to getting more from science: Going back to normal is not enough. A revamp is required. [via Nature]
Listen: How to Moderate Talks, Panels, Meetings, More (Virtual and Beyond!) Whether participating in a meeting, doing a panel, conducting a live event, presenting a talk, or even hosting a podcast, these are expert best practices for moderating and managing discussions across modes and mediums. (Including how to manage unruly discussions, anxiety, presence in virtual environments, and more.)
Listen: Former chair of the Council of Economic Advisors under President Obama Jason Furman on Productivity, Competition, and Growth. Great conversation with Tyler Cowen that covers the puzzle of declining productivity, the Fermi Paradox and Matt Damon.
Watch: "How To Lead by David Rubenstein", the Carlyle Group Co-Founder highlights some of his favorite interviews over the years.
Watch: Yuval Noah Harari and Microsoft President Brad Smith: Panel Discussion on Technology and the Future of Democracy