Best of the Web: 14-10-03, nr 1079

Good morning. October.

http://thereformedbroker.com/2014/10/01/remember-2/

The Economist on the third wave and the damaging side of technology
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http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21621156-first-two-industrial-revolutions-inflicted-plenty-pain-ultimately-benefited

…and here is a clip by Evolution of the Desk on the subject
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http://bestreviews.com/best-desk-chairs#evolution-of-the-desk

Tech IPO’s through time. Remember Infineon
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/10/biggest-tech-ipos/

Bluff your way into shadow banking…
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2014/10/02/1993072/shadow-banking-defined-again-and-again/

Nice Youtube clip on how our office has been moved to our computer (via http://www.ritholtz.com/)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2jlR7DcdrY#t=27

Cool tool from the OECD on how life changed over the decades. Financial and non-financial.
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http://gitvfd.github.io/How-was-life/

The hump is gone!
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21621908-what-impressive-work-economic-history-tells-you-about-inequality-breaking

And here is another hump for you…
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/10/01/the-middle-class-is-poorer-today-than-it-was-in-1989/

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