Politics are the music of our generation.
Lawyers at top law firms start at 140k/year: http://www.faz.net/aktuell/beruf-chance/recht-und-gehalt/karriereziele-auf-dem-marktplatz-der-jura-talente-15022722.html I think this is one of the consequences of highly regulated societies: lawyers get paid far more than the people building the future.
Have we becoming wildly boring?
This seems insane: Tokyo had more housing starts in 2014 than California or England. Unsurprisingly, house prices have not inflated in the last 20 years. https://fee.org/articles/why-isnt-rent-in-tokyo-out-of-control/
Fascinating video. GoAmFaMicosft have collectively ~ 500 billion in cash sitting at 0% interest. They have no idea how to use it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=255&v=2Q26XIKtwXQ
Berlin authorities hired 64 people to hunt for people renting out apartments on a short-term basis: http://www.berliner-zeitung.de/berlin/airbnb-berlin-erhoeht-druck-auf-vermittler-von-ferienwohnungen-26772714
Imagine if they put those people to work on finding ways to increase supply of affordable housing!
I wake up to read that a surprise outcome of the elections may be a run-off between Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Marine Le Pen. Talk about being stuck between a rock and a hard place!