What We’re Reading – Week of 06/15/2018

Below you will find the articles on economics, investing, and finance that we found most interesting for the week.

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.



Even the mighty Cargill has to adapt to changing technology.

Article via Bloomberg


Quant king D.E. Shaw turns his computers to drug discovery.

Article via Bloomberg


In the long run, it is productivity that drives economic growth.  We’ve had a long wait for a resurgence in the metric.

Article via Financial Times ($)


It’s really hard to make AI have “real” conversation.

Article via The Verge


Vulture explores how Netflix is changing Hollywood.

Article via Vulture