this is volume 9.

monday 04.24.17
The Master of the Machine can't figure out the Kekulé Problem without the details of The Dark Alliance because Workplace Grumpiness ended To Catch  a Predator

NL Notes:
  by John Cassidy
 40 mins
Mastering the Machine
Ray Dalio runs the world's largest hedge fund, video records almost every meeting in his company for all to see, and is a philosophical guru for life and business who credits transcendental meditation with his unique way of thinking. 

  by Cormac McCarthy
 16 mins 
The Kekulé Problem: Where did Language Come From?
Mr. Mccarthy wrote No Country for Old Men & The Road, among other extremely intellectual credentials. Here, he philosophically explores concepts  like, "Why do we dream in metaphors, and not literal scenarios?"

   by Gary Webb
 2 Hours
The Dark Alliance: Cocaine Pipeline Financed Rebels
Dubbed "one of the most controversial and explosive exposés in American journalism," the author's career was destroyed after this article was published in 96'. The Intercept's follow up article 'Managing a Nightmare' chronicles how the CIA oversaw his downfall.

“True intuitive expertise is learned from prolonged experience with good feedback on mistakes." -Daniel Kahneman, 2011
   by Meredith Bennett-Smith 
 9 mins
The Case for Being Grumpy at Work 
"Research shows that forcing workers to appear more pleasant and more cheerful than they actually feel can lead to a whole host of negative consequences."

    by Luke Dittrich
 58 mins 
Tonight on Dateline This Man Will Die
The suicide that led to the cancellation of Chris Hansen's show, To Catch a Predator.
the news

North Korea detains third U.S. citizen North Korea detained, Korean-American, Tony Kim as he attempted to leave the country on Saturday. Kim was an accounting teacher at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST), and the university’s chancellor speculates that the arrest was due to Kim’s involvement in helping out at an orphanage.  - Reuters

French Presidential Runoff Heralds New Political Era Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right politician Marine Le Pen led the first round of voting in France’s presidential election as voters redrew the political map, placing the European Union at the center of a new political divide. - Wall Street Journal

Samsung Galaxy S8 Review: Ahead of the Curve The Verge provides a detailed review of the newly released Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus which comes to the conclusion that the phones are not perfect but are “pretty damn close” to it. The stunning new S8 may be enough to convince people to forget about the disastrous Note 7 battery issues. - The Verge

U.K. Just Went Without Coal Power for the First Time Since 1880s For the first time in over a century, the United Kingdom completed an entire day without the use of coal provided electricity. The UK receives a little over 50 percent of its electricity from gas power plants, 30 percent from renewables and interconnectors and the remainder from nuclear plants. The country is hoping to close all coal plants by 2025. - Bloomberg
listen up

 Funkmammoth's Bird Watching is  a warm-weather, sample driven album akin to the work of The Avalanches.  Roll down your windows and turn up the volume. 
Notable Jams: It'll be Ok, Walking in the Rain, Sundrop
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