Volume 8: Super Intelligence, The Architect of Hollywood, Hockey Fights and More

monday 04.17.17
The Architect of Hollywood uses his Powerful Soft Skills during the Wildest Hockey Fight in History against the The Super Intelligent AI
NL Notes:
One of the many architectural styles that Paul Williams mastered
  by Avery Trufelman
 8 mins
Paul Revere Williams: The Architect of Hollywood
Mr. Williams designed Frank Sinatra's bachelor pad, a mansion for Lucille Ball and many of the intimidatingly "old" Hollywood houses that you see when driving around LA, picturing what it'd like to be an actor from the 1930's-50's.

  by John Seabrook
 31 mins 
The Mastermind Behind Coachella
Paul Tollett is one of the great impresarios of our time having started Coachella in 1999  Even with all of his success, he still negotiated every. single. contract. with the 150 artists he booked this year. 

 by Darry King
 14 mins
There Will Be Blood: The First Person Story of One of the Wildest Hockey Fights of All Time
"I didn't know my face was caved in, but I knew it wasn't good." 

I have four nephews, and I don't love any of them." - Louis C.K. (from the article: 'Dave Chappelle and Louis C.K. Confront a changing world.)
 by Tim Urban
 36 mins
The AI Revolution: The Road to Super Intelligence
Right now, we're running on Artificial Narrow Intelligence (ANI). Find out what that means along with an in-depth look into the past, present, and future of AI - one of the more important topics of our time.

  by Seth Godin
 7 mins 
Let's Stop Calling Them 'Soft Skills'
Why they should be called 'real skills,' + the 5 soft skills that are equally, if not more important than the classically understood 'hard skills.' 
the news

Calpers Is Sick of Paying Too Much for Private Equity America’s largest pension fund, California Public Employees’ Retirement System, currently does not have enough assets on hand to pay future obligations. This cash crunch is leading the pension fund to investigate options such as buying a private equity firm or creating a seperate company that would make private equity bets in an effort to reduce costs while maintaining high returns. - Wall Street Journal

A murder in Cleveland was broadcast on Facebook Live 37-year-old Steve Stephens is still at large after killing a 74-year-old man while broadcasting the incident live on Facebook. Facebook has since removed the posting, but only after it was left on the site for several hours. - The Verge

Apple granted self-driving test permit Apple has been granted a permit to test three cars produced by Lexus in the state of California. Rumors about Apple’s car ambitions have ranged from speculation it was building its own car to the suggestion it was instead focusing more on in-car software. - BBC

North Korean Missile Launch Fails, and a Show of Strength Fizzles With the U.S. Navy situated nearby off the Korean Peninsula, Kim Jong-un attempted to display his daring with a ballistic missile launch on Sunday morning. The missile test ended in a deeply-embarrassing failure for North Korea’s leader as the missile exploded almost immediately after launch. - New York Times
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