Weekend Reading CCXXXII

by uber


Why a Hedge Fund Started a Video Games Competition

The CTO of this Hedge Fund was one of the people who started Google Research’s hybrid model. He had a very interesting perspective on the difficulties of creating effective but innovative research inside large commercial organisations.

http://nautil.us/issue/54/the-unspoken/why-a-hedge-fund-started-a-video-game-competition


Map Showing How much Time it takes to Learn a Foreign Language for English Speakers

http://www.openculture.com/2017/11/a-map-showing-how-much-time-it-takes-to-learn-foreign-languages-from-easiest-to-hardest.html