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Turn an iPhone into an in-dash stereo

For many of us, our smartphone is already our mobile stereo. So why not make it super simple to use it as the centerpiece of your car’s sound system too? That’s what the makers of the Devium Dash, a kit you install in your car that makes your iPhone or iPod touch fit right in your car’s dash, are aiming for.

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Hanger Shelf Suspends Odds & Ends Alongside Shirts & Suits

[ Filed under Odds & Ends & in the Furnishings category ]

There are some things you reach for every day when getting dressed, so if you have some extra rack space, here is a hanger that accommodates items normally set on a table or dresser.

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Learn the Landscape Before Putting on Blinders: How to Direct Diligence Toward Remarkable Results

The Five Year Eureka Moment

Daniel Kahneman met Amos Tversky in 1969 when Tversky came to Hebrew University to give a talk.

As Kahneman recalls in his 2011 intellectual biography, Thinking, Fast and Slow,  the two researchers hit it off and decided to pursue a joint project: figuring out if some people had more of an intuitive grasp of statistics than others.

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Mark Zuckerberg will always be in charge of Facebook

Matthew Yglesias explains how Facebook’s ownership structure insures that if he so chooses, Mark Zuckerberg will have complete control over Facebook for the rest of his life. I find that fascinating:

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Zuckerberg's personal tax

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Grinfucking

I first heard the word “grinfucker” a decade or so ago from a close friend who was a former investment banker. He said, in response to a meeting we were in with a person who was very polite and charming “he’s such a grinfucker.” I loved the word and, as I found out later, it described the person perfectly.

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