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Yaron Brook Interviews The Rational Optimist, Matt Ridley, on How Innovation Works

Yaron Brook has a wonderful interview with Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist, on the subject of Ridley’s forthcoming book, How Innovation Works. You’ll hear amazing gems like this: LED lighting would be another example of something that’s come in within the last 10 years — unpredicted, unheralded — the result of an innovation by a Japanese professor 20-30 years ago. But now we can get white or tunable light out of LEDs; uses far less electricity than the preceding technologies …. is yet another step in the incredible decline of the cost of lighting. That’s my favorite example… Read More »Yaron Brook Interviews The Rational Optimist, Matt Ridley, on How Innovation Works

Our Favorite Business Ethics Book is Now Available as an Audiobook on Audible

Professor Jaana Woiceshyn’s marvelous book on business ethics, How to Be Profitable and Moral: A Rational Egoist Approach to Business, has just been released as an audiobook narrated by Sean Salsbury. Does one have to sacrifice business profits to be moral? Dr. Woiceshyn says “no”, and explains why, by introducing business students a set of rational, logical, scientific principles on how they can maximize profits in the long run by acting morally. Required reading — or listening — for all employees, business students, and CEOs. Get it here. p.s. We will have a full review posted shortly!

Powerful Minds Homeschooling Books Now Available Online For Free

With schools closed mostly everywhere, Glenn Woiceshyn has decided to make many of his Powerful Minds homeschool books available for free. Writes Glenn, “While homeschooling my kids and some of their friends at the grade 6 level, I wrote a few books for homeschoolers that include text and exercises. Regarding the latter there is a teacher’s version with answers and a student’s version with the answers left out. This makes it easy for a parent to teach the material without being an expert. “The 14 books, which can be used for grades 6-8 (ages ~ 11-13), are as follows: H001-H003:… Read More »Powerful Minds Homeschooling Books Now Available Online For Free

Listen to Atlas Shrugged and Other Classics For Free

Audible.com Offers Free Streaming of Children, Teen and Classic Audible Books with No Membership Audible is offering this promotion for children who have been affected by recent school closings. From Audible: “For as long as schools are closed, we’re open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening. It’s that easy.” https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

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