Dan Egan, Director of Behavioral Finance and Investing
“Who is responsible for bubbles? The media! We never saw a bubble before the modern new age. There are some great quotes in here — I highly recommend listening to the podcast.”
Joe Ziemer, Communications Manager
“These books do a great job describing the rise of Twitter and Amazon, two of the most influential companies created in the last twenty years.”
Jon Stein, Founder and CEO
“This piece about the self-driving Google car was great.”
Sarah Michaelson, Manager of Customer Success
“This book blew my mind. Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Somalian Muslim who immigrated to Holland and became a controversial figure in Dutch Parliament. Her autobiography spoke from the heart. I realized I didn’t know much about fundamentalist Muslim culture in Africa.”
Jon Mauney, Data and Behavioral Analyst
“It’s about space travel, but even more about goals and working hard to achieve them.”
Lucy Babbage, Office Manager
“In this Ted Talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that rather than expect work to make us happy, let happiness inspire productivity.”
Catherine New, Content Manager
“Dogs are the sixth man of the Betterment team.”
Michael Ballard, Product Manager
“A story that’s great to read and discusses important subject matter, including privacy in an increasingly electronic society.”
Andrew Glenn, VP of Engineering
“I think a financial end-of-year zeitgeist needs to give a shout-out to bitcoin (not joking!) Here’s a very simple chart that shows the rise of bitcoin prices over the year.”
Enjoy this list as we say goodbye to 2013. Happy New Year!
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